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Missionary Highlight: Dave and Kathy Turnball

Today's Missionary Highlight: dave and Kathy Turnball

Serving with Fca in Central iowa

1. Tell us about your family.

      My wife (Kathy) and I will celebrate our 40th anniversary this summer. We have two adult daughters (Sarah and Megan) and four grandchildren (Caden-12, Gracee-9, Brody & Kash-6)

2. How would you summarize your ministry?

     FCA's (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Vision is to "Impact the world for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes."  Dave is the FCA state director for Iowa.  

3. Favorite non-ministry activity:

     Spending time with my grandkids / Golf / Attending sporting events                  

4. how you have seen God work recently?

     Two athletes (one college and one high school) who met while both were on their respective Leadership Teams, are in the process of establishing a partnership to do mission work in Haiti over the next two years. It is so exciting to see these two young people whose faith lives have been significantly impacted by FCA now committing to serve the Lord together in a place that is desperate for the love of Christ.

  • Praise for continued growth of our FCA "footprint" across our area (Iowa and several counties in western Illinois)
  • Praise for the impact we have begun to have in the urban area of Des Moines.
  • Praise for a tremendous group of Area Leadership Board members who are playing a huge role in our successes.
  • Prayer for the Lord's guidance in growing our staff and in setting ministry priorities/plans for the next 3-5 years.
  • Prayer for new ministry opportunities with coaches and athletes at Iowa State University.
  • Prayer for a powerful moving of the Holy Spirit at our annual FCA Sports Camp in Pella during the week of July 11-15.

Thanks so much to Dave and Kathy for sharing this brief look into your lives on the mission field. More missionary highlights are coming soon!

Posted by Nikki Twedt at 9:40 PM