Paul grew up in Victoria, BC Canada, and Sharyn grew up in Ft. McMurray, AB Canada, later moving to Victoria with her family. Paul was 15, when he accepted Jesus into his heart. Sharyn was 16 when she came to know the Lord. After graduating high school, Sharyn put herself through school studying education, and then changing to medicine while Paul worked with his Dad in the construction field. In May 1991, Paul and Sharyn married in Victoria BC, Canada. In 1995, they started their mission training with a Discipleship Training School onboard the M/V Anastasis with Mercy Ships. On December 24, 2001, their son, Noah, came home and on December 24, 2004, their daughter, Samantha, came home.
In June 1997, Paul and Sharyn moved from Canada to the Dominican Republic to work with the poor through evangelism, construction, school sponsorship, hosting mission teams, and medical ministry. Paul directs all of the construction, Biblical teaching, and evangelism departments of the ministry and leads mission teams with Sharyn. Sharyn directs the medical clinic, the sponsorship program, accounting, correspondence and communication.
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