Harold graduated from Tennessee Temple University in 1969 with Th.G. and B.B. degrees majoring in Bible and Missions and was ordained in 1973 before their departure for overseas ministries.
Brenda graduated from Tennessee Temple University in 1967 with a B.S. degree majoring in Elementary Education and taught elementary school in the US two years before going overseas. In 1992 she became a Certified Educational Therapist with the National Institute for Learning Development (NILD) and received her Professionally Certified Educational Therapist status in 2008.
Brenda and Harold have been in missions since 1970 and served in SE Asia in administrative and teaching positions in overseas boarding schools for over seventeen years and have been in the US recruiting and training missionaries for over twenty-six years. As Community Health Evangelism (CHE) facilitators in the US and overseas they have trained over 800 individuals as Trainers of Trainers, some of whom have initiated successful CHE programs in various locations around the world.