With a few hours to kill in O'Hare, we thought we'd let you know more about us. Most of you reading this are likely friends or family and know us somewhat (?). - but it's always fascinating to me to see who God assembles into a team. 


DuWayne Dahlke

What I do: Cable network tech.

Meaningful Bible verse:John 14:6.

Things I really enjoy Football.

Not a fan of: Lying politicians.

Worship Song that I love: Victory in Jesus.

In France I hope to: To not burn the chuch down 😉 to bring honor to the Lord in how we serve him.


Pat Dahlke

What I do: I am a Ministry Assistant at Woodland. Jordan Heath boss.

Meaningful Bible verse: Phil 4:13 I can do all things throught Christ who strengthens me.

Things I really enjoy Beside kicking back and looking at FB. I like to read.

Not a fan of: Long lines.

Worship Song that I love: He'll Never let Go.

In France I hope to: To know the French people better...to share the joy of the French church.


Brenda Nelson

What I do: Mom/caregiver/Dunkin Donut wish granter.

Meaningful Bible verse:Ecclesiastes4:10.  

Things I really enjoy: Reading/spending time with my family.   

Not a fan of: Political ads.  

Worship Song that I love: You're a good Father.     

In France I hope to: To connect with both our team and the people we come in contact with. 

Brice Nelson

What I do: Build things (Heartland Custom Homes)

Meaningful Bible verse:2 Peter 2:3-4

Things I really enjoy: My wife, Giving, building, fixing, football

Not a fan of: People who make big deal out of nothing.

Worship Song that I love: Jailbreak

In France I hope to: Further God's kingdom in whatever way he sees fit. Be productive for Him🙏🏻

Brennan Nelson

What I do: I work as a insurance processor at an insurance company.

Meaningful Bible verse:Proverbs 28:1

Things I really enjoy: sports, music, reading

Not a fan of: broccoli

Worship Song that I love: I can only imagine

In France I hope to: is to serve God while helping the community, and see God work




Tyler Townsend

What I do: Technical Analyst at Regnier Consulting Group

Meaningful Bible verse:The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but victory belongs to the LORD.

‭‭- Proverbs‬ ‭21:31‬ ‭NASB‬‬

Things I really enjoy: Packers, golf, ultimate

Not a fan of: Olives, mushrooms

Worship Song that I love: Forever Reign

In France I hope to: I hope to be able to make a difference in the lives of the people we work for and work with and spread the love of Jesus.


Ron Kaminski

What I do: Install fire protection.

Meaningful Bible verse: Romans 5:8 for God demonstrates his own love for us in this. While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

Things I really enjoy: Sun shine, being outside, hanging with my family.

Not a fan of: Disrespect,  icy roads, blue Jay's,  and da bears.

Worship Song that I love: how great is our God, the great I am, overcome. 

In France I hope to: a well working team working for the kingdom of God, showing Christ to the French people thru our actions.

Nancy Schott

What I do: kid's ministry assistant at Woodlands

Meaningful Bible verse: love Isaiah 43:2

Things I really enjoy: love seeing new places!

Not a fan of: this national election campaign!

Worship Song that I love: 10,000 reasons by Matt redman

In France I hope to: I trust God will use us to bring hope and encouragement to rich & Rachel and Ethan's church! 


Sara Williams

What I do: Wycliffe Bible Translators/teach ESL at UWSP.

Meaningful Bible verse:2 Cor. 3:18 

Things I really enjoy: being outside,

learning other languages

being with my family and with people from many countries

Not a fan of: Eating chicken feet.

Worship Song that I love: "In Christ Alone".  

In France I hope to: Reflect the love of God to the people I'm around.Do the things I'm asked to do well. Maybe connect with a good friend from Senegal living in Paris.


Tom Warrenburg

What I do Shipping Operator Verso Corporation

Meaningful Bible verse “Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!”

‭‭Psalms‬ ‭34:8‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Things I really enjoy: I really enjoy camping with my wife, watching sports and a good glass of wine.

Not a fan of: broccoli, winter or the Chicago Bears!

Worship Song that I love: Sweetly Broken

In France I hope to: My hope for this trip is that God will effectively and efficiently use our team to help our French brothers and sisters further God's kingdom.

Doug Allord

What I do:  worship pastor and communications director at Woodlands

Meaningful Bible verse: gal2:20, Ps 40:3,  Phil 2:13-15

Things I really enjoy: experiencing new cultures/cuisines, Arsenal Futbol, sci fi movies, dystopian fiction, redemptive fiction, 80s music, vinyl records - coffee coffee COFFEE!

Not a fan of: country music, okra, Oprah theology

Worship Song that I love: Strong God - New Wine Worship, Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing (with all original verses). :)

In France I hope to: serve the church well, make new friendships, lead the team well, be an encourager

Jeff Galbraith

What I do: Civil Engineer - presently working in Mpls on a light rail project.

Meaningful Bible verse: Proverbs 3:5 & 6.

Things I really enjoy: Hunting, fishing, backpacking -most things outdoors.

Not a fan of: Arrogance.

Worship Song that I love: Great is Thy Faithfulness.

In France I hope to: Make lifelong heart connections with the people on the team and with the people we are privileged to serve.


That's a brief look at who we are - be praying for us as we journey on!

5 hours of layover left... 😳



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