|Eric & Rikki DeGrove|
|Preparing to serve through missions research in Asia|
Family Charles, Violet
Education Eric: B.A. sociology, 2002, University of North Texas, Denton; graduate work in sociology, University of North Texas; Th.M., 2009, Dallas Theological Seminary, Texas Rikki: B.A. speech/language pathology and audiology, 2002, University of North Texas; M.A. speech/language pathology and audiology, 2004, University of North Texas
Appointed June 2008
Anticipated Ministry Focus: Assisting the WorldVenture Asia Leadership Team through missions research.
The People: The vast continent of Asia is in desperate need of the gospel. Over 83 percent of the world's non-Christians live in Asia (4.4 billion).
Ministry Experience: Eric and Rikki have ministered through short-term missions in a combined six countries. Rikki has taught Bible studies, led small groups and worked with children's ministries. Eric has served the church through teaching, worship leading and music.
Prayer Focus: Please pray that God would lead families and churches to partner with the DeGroves through prayer and monthly financial giving. Please pray that God would prepare their family to live and work in a foreign country.