Carolyn and her husband, Ken, live in North Palm Beach, Florida where they are actively involved in First Presbyterian Church. She served on the Board of the Guatemala Children’s Home for 20 years, serving as secretary and maintaining the office in their home for part of that time. She is a Stephen Minister, has volunteered at Urban Youth Impact for several years, and volunteers with Crossroad Bible Institute, a ministry to prisoners. As an English major, Carolyn loves good books, writes book reviews, and helps to lead the book club at her church. She is grateful to have the opportunity to share the love of the Lord with women in other parts of the world. She and her husband have two children and five grandchildren.
Gail Van Tassel
Gail lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. After 15 years as an absent-from-church believer, God gave her the gift of her daughter, Monica, and through her, drew Gail back to Himself. Over her 40+ years as an executive assistant, she feels blessed to have worked for the top executives of several major corporations in New York and Florida. She has worked with Gunster Law Firm in West Palm Beach for almost 30 years. Gail is also very active at her home church, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, participating in women’s groups and serving as the council secretary. Gail delights in a close relationship with her grown daughter.
Efriann (Toni) Gonzalez
Toni and her husband, Mike, have been married for over 40 years and live in West Palm Beach, Florida. She is the Business Office Manager for WFGC, a full-power Christian Television channel on cable systems and satellite channels throughout the viewing area. Toni began home schooling their four younger children in 1990 until each of them completed high school, the last student, in 2012. During those 22 years she served on the Board of Parents Educating Children, a Palm Beach County home school support organization and was their New Family Inquiry contact person. Toni and her husband Mike attend Christ Fellowship at their Gardens campus and occasionally serve as interim pastors at various churches. Toni believes that everyday is an opportunity to show and share the love of Christ. She and her husband, Mike, have eight wonderful children and four awesome grandchildren.
Jill was born and raised in Canada and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto. After graduating, she was blessed with the opportunity to work in various television and news media productions in Southeast Asia from 1996 to 2003. Through her work she trained Malaysian, Chinese, Indonesian, Indian, and American reporters, produced and anchored international productions, and became an award-winning television producer and media consultant. Her international news focus took her to Dubai, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. In all, Jill has visited and worked in over 20 countries. She has worked with the Television Corporation of Singapore, Malaysia's ntv7, the CBC in Toronto, and PBS. She returned to the U.S. to earn two Masters Degrees from Seton Hall University, the first in Diplomacy and International Relations, and the second in Corporate and Public Communications. She is a former Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass Media at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Jill currently resides in Palm Beach County, Florida and spends much of her time in Canada.
Brigitte is a radio host with Moody Radio South Florida who is passionate about fostering conversations that lead to a deeper relationship with Christ and a deeper understanding of how to live out and communicate the unchanging truth of Christ in a shifting culture. Brigitte has traveled internationally to India, Romania, Peru, Nicaragua, Haiti and more. She is passionate about seeing women here and abroad realize their value in Christ. She enjoys volunteering her time with Women in the Window International. She is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University and In 2015 she completed the Colson Center Fellows Program, a yearlong discipleship training in Christian Worldview in action. Brigitte is married to her wonderful husband, Gibson.
Amgad has been a faithful volunteer, Health Servant Leader, as well as a prayer warrior and friend to the ministry for years. Born in Egypt, she speaks fluent Arabic and English, plus a little French. Amgad has her MSN in Maternal Health and a Doctorate in International Development and Education from the University of Pittsburgh. She also has worked as a Health consultant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She is passionate about hospitality and is a wealth of wisdom. She and her husband have two children and four grandsons.