John Brunner has had experience in the military and business. His service at G.E.M. stems from a lifelong passion for the Word and for missions. He believes that contributing time and resources to efforts that have eternal implications—the furthering of the Gospel of Jesus Christ—is the only sustainable path in changing lives forever. John lives with his wife Jan in St. Louis, Missouri.
Moses is President and Founder of Grace Evangelistic Ministries. In 1997, God interrupted his life long ambition of becoming a neurosurgeon and substituted it with His own plan of reaching the lost and destitute. Moses was saved on the crusade ground in his village in Nigeria and started preaching in churches, schools and trains when he was just 12 years old. Moses resides in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Gloria and daughters Sophia and Havilah.
Debby met Moses in 1998, the day G.E.M. moved from his apartment into it’s first official office. This God ordained meeting led to a trip to Nigeria, which turned out to be the first of many. Debby and her husband Richard Hays enjoy assisting the ministry, editing, frequently traveling with Moses and assisting in whatever helps Moses and GEM. She and Richard live in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Linda Monroe completed a long career as a Ph.D in nuclear medicine, then obtained an M.B.A. and became the Vice President of St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. She is now retired and is continuing her lifelong passion for the study of God’s Word and His service through participation in G.E.M.’s worldwide harvest of lost souls. She resides in Houston, Texas.
Stefan has been a Christian since his teens. He holds a Master of Divinity from Liberty University and was ordained in 2013. He has served as a chaplain in the United States Army Reserve and as an associate pastor of a Bible Church. He has traveled on gospel missions to countries including Cuba, India, and Ukraine. Stefan currently serves as an adult Sunday School teacher for his church and he resides in Dickson, TN with his wife and three children.
Tim Rybacki is an attorney with Littler Mendelson, PC. and has a passion for missions. Tim and his wife Tarala served with Campus Crusade for Christ (now CRU) in Italy after finishing college. Tarala worked in the GEM office in the early days of the ministry. Tim and Tarala have three young children and live in Nashville, Tennessee.
Karen Stark’s career in sales and marketing culminated in owning a business with her husband in the field of financial transactions. She is passionate about the Word of God with a heart for all people to have an accurate understanding of this life changing truth. G.E.M. has always been her favorite mission group since first being introduced to their newsletters. Karen lives with her husband Ron in Portland, Oregon.
Bob Smith is a self-employed certified registered nurse anesthetist in Idaho. In 1998, a friend handed Bob and his wife Dotti Volume 2 of Grace News Today. Upon reading it, he immediately said, “We have to support this guy.” He was convinced that this was no coincidence and from that day forward he has supported the ministry and prayed for Moses and the G.E.M. team every day.
Lee and his wife Patty own L & P Plastics, based outside Pittsburgh P.A. where Lee was a deacon in his church for almost 30 years. He and Patty both have a long time love of missions which has motivated Lee to serve on the board of G.E.M. and Patty to travel with the ministry on several mission trips. Lee and Patty live just east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.