Dan exercises a vast array of talents, from playing guitar – especially bass, woodworking, photography, coaching to cooking. He has always had a heart for the arts, and his current artistic outlet is cooking. He whips up delicious meals and crafts the most mouth-watering desserts you can imagine.
He grew up in Billings, MT. Baseball was his sport and he is fortunate enough to now coach the Rennes Redwings baseball team. He is a patient coach teaching young French boys and girls the intricate strategies of American baseball, all in French of course!
Dan majored in mechanical engineering at Montana State University. Then he worked three years for Accenture as a computer consultant before jumping into French campus ministry. Now, when he's not wrestling with his boys, he's helping develop evangelistic web sites. If you'd like to see, visit the English versions at EveryStudent.com and StartingWithGod.com. Or if you are adventurous, visit the French sites at questions2vie.com and demarreravecDieu.com.
May grew up in Billings, MT. She excelled in school, while being very active in sports. She raced for Silver Run Ski Team at Red Lodge Mountain and then at Rocky Mountain College. She also ran cross country, played softball and the violin.
She majored in math at Montana State University, taking no less than 8 semesters of calculus and loving it. She agrees with Galileo when he wrote
It was her love for adventure that led her to study her final year overseas in Montpellier, France. Afterwards she worked as a mainframe computer programmer for Minnesota Life in St. Paul. She then transitioned with Dan into the French ministry in 2001 and into a mom's ministry with Silas and Efrem! Many years later she decided to return to the world of academia and in 2015 she finished a master’s degree in IT from ISTIC in Rennes France. Now she plies her programming skills with the French technology team.
Silas is an amazing boy, thinking deep thoughts beneath his straight hair. He loves to learn and has managed to be at the top of his class even though he speaks a different language at home. He is always working whether it is practicing the violin for two hours or learning math modules on Khan Academy, there is never a moment's rest for his brain.
He takes violin lessons at the Conservatory in Rennes and his talent amazes us. Check out his latest masterpiece.
Efrem has embraced the role of the younger brother, looking up to Silas and pestering him at the same time. He's wildly progressing with the flute due to diligent work and lessons at the Conservatory in Rennes. Check out his flute videos.
Efrem is always on the go. He loves to jog and work out and also plays on the Rennes Redwings baseball team. In the 2015/16 season he even got a spot on the regional All-Star team in Bretagne.