Dave Andersen

With a passion for reaching the world with the gospel message, David Andersen and his wife Mary have served in full-time Christian ministry for over sixty years. David served as a senior pastor for the first thirty-one years of ministry and as the president of Envoy International for the past 27 years. While serving with Envoy, David traveled to nearly sixty countries helping and encouraging pastors.

David and his wife Mary met in high school and have been married for 62 years. Together they have three children and two daughter in-laws, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. They live in Rochester Hills, Michigan where he is presently serving as Director of Pastoral Encouragement with Barnabas Ministries.

Dee Sochacki

Working alongside her late husband, Dick Sochacki, pastor and former director of Barnabas Ministries, Dee has over 40 years of experience providing encouragement and strength to ministers through workshops, seminars, personal counseling and networking with other ministries. She has developed relationships with dozens of resources specific for churches and church leaders. Today, Dee leads a team of intercessors providing them valuable prayer support for pastors and churches in the Metro-Detroit area and beyond.

Doug & Carolyn Schmidt

Doug and Carolyn have been happily married since 1974 and have three grown children and seven (near perfect) grandchildren. Doug holds BA, MBE, and EdD degrees. After serving as a seminary professor and Dean of Students for seven years, he pastored Ross Bible Church of Port Huron for five years before becoming the senior pastor of Woodside Bible Church in 1991.