I grew up in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA, went to church until I was 14 yrs. old but had no real relationship with the Lord Jesus. I knew about Him but had no desire to OBEY Him.
I joined the U.S. Marine Corps when I was 20 yrs. old and worked as an Avionics technician on the EA-6B Prowler, a radar-jamming aircraft.
I gave my life to Jesus while attending a church in Memphis, Tennessee in June '84. The preacher as also a former-Marine.
While stationed as a Marine in Subic Bay, Philippines in 1986, God began to speak to me about leaving the military and coming back to the Philippines some day as a missionary.
So I left the Marines after four years and joined Youth With A Mission (YWAM), an international movement of Christians from many denominations, united by love and dedicated to presenting Christ personally to this generation.
YWAM is a completely volunteer organization comprised of people from every age serving in