Pastor Rebecca Heber, ordained in 1987, served as an early member of the Lutheran CORE Steering Committee, Provisional Dean of the Sonshine Mission District, and on the NALC Executive Council. She and her husband, Pastor Bill Heber, planted OASIS Church, the first NALC church in Florida, in September 2010.

Carmen Gronewold has been involved with human trafficking issues since 1996 when WMPL sent her to Nepal to serve with Peace Rehabilitation Center (PRC), a Nepali charitable organization dedicated to fighting and preventing sexual exploitation. In October 2009, she became the PRC Associate Director for North America.

Lanto Rabenasolo, FOMM Program Director in Madagascar, has 38 years experience with church-related organizations, strategic and organizational work, and in Christian leadership. He is a deacon in the Ambatovinaky Lutheran Church. A multi-disciplinary manager with background in Economics and Micro-management from the University of Antananarivo Madagascar, he served 22 years with SALFA.

Rev. Dagaga Gemachu (MA) is a NALC Global worker and lead pastor of the Oromo Christian Fellowship Nairobi (OCFN). His focus is on evangelization and discipleship of refugees in the local area and its outreach to the Borana community in northern Kenya. He and his wife, Bruktawit, have one son.

Julia and Vincent work in the Samburu area of northern Kenya, showing The Jesus Film to unreached people in these isolated areas. They maintain the WMPL mission station, work on building projects, provide discipleship to leaders, and operate Outreach Mission Team, the non-governmental organization (NGO) they founded in 2016.

Carol Miles and husband Tommy, both nurses, cared for refugees in Cambodia, provided healthcare for Navajo children in Arizona, and served as missionaries in Vietnam. They formed Vital Link for Humanity, leading teams to Vietnam for 30 years. Carol and Tommy have 5 children and reside in Gulf Shores, AL.

Rev. Amy Godshall-Miller is a pastor in the North American Lutheran Church and has been a Lutheran pastor for 34 years. She serves with her husband John at Christ Lutheran Church in DuBois, PA. They previously served congregations in Reading, PA, Baltimore, MD, and on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Pastor Chris Byars is a native of Grand Forks, ND. He and his wife, Dawn, have 6 children, ages 15 to 7. Graduated from Luther Seminary (2007) and ordained (2008), he has served congregations in Florida, Indiana and Wisconsin, and currently at St. John's Lutheran Church, Gillett, WI.

Spiritual Orphans’ story speaks deeply to Pastor David Breidenbach. Raised in an agnostic household, David heard the Gospel for the first time during a Good Friday service in 1992. Touched by this experience, he quit his broadcasting career to become a Lutheran pastor. He has been Executive Director of SON since 2015.