From Portland, Oregon, USA, both Troy and Michelle have hearts dedicated to see surf and skate communities reached for Jesus. Married since 2003, they have 4 kids: Khoen, Fletcher, Kaleah and Sora. They have worked together since 2014 to form the project and leadership of Surf Church Porto. Troy is the leader of the overall church planting project and spends his time in Porto and Viana with the three leaders of the churches that they’ve planted there. Michelle also draws on many years of experience in discipling.
From Southern California, USA Greg and Jen have been married since 2003 and have 3 children. They have the desire to equip and empower others with the gospel and for the gospel. Greg has a BA in Communications from CSU Fullerton and a Masters in Divinity from Multnomah Seminary. Jen has a BS in Sociology from CSU Long Beach and is a certified leadership coach. Both have been involved in missions a variety of ways for almost 20 years. With the last 8 years focusing on training young adults in missions and discipleship and mentoring/coaching. Greg is co-leading the development of the Church Planters Initiative (CPI) while Jen serves in a variety of ways in Portugal and internationally, primarily focusing on leadership coaching and transitional coaching.