Founder and President
Secretary & Treasurer
Don and Mari spent years as missionaries in Hong Kong/China, where they met. Don was primarily in the Bible courier ministry, Mari worked as Financial Administrator in Asian Outreach Int'l. After having been married for two years and serving together, God called them to Colorado, where Don had this property and had a vision for Shekinah Ranch since 1984. They have been active in various foreign mission projects at Winter Park Christian Church (home church) as well as a mission organization and a mission network.
Doug was born on July 26, 1950 in Walsenburg Colorado, and born again on July 1, 1974 in British Columbia, Canada. He attended Adams State College, and Fort Wayne Bible College (now Taylor University). He served on the pastoral staff of Redeemer Temple Church, a non-denominational church in Denver, Colorado from 1978 -1988. In the spring of 1988, Winter Park Christian Center asked Redeemer Temple Church to consider providing a pastor to serve them. Doug and his wife Marti sensed God’s call to fill the pastorate and the board of elders confirmed it. On October 1, 1988 they came to serve the Lord in Grand County. Since then he has served as the Senior Pastor of Winter Park Christian Church. Doug and Marti were married in 1976 and God has blessed them with 6 children and 13 grandchildren at this time.
Harold was saved at 7 years of age at summer Bible school. He got involved with the Charismatic Movement in the 1970’s and served 21 years as an educator in public schools. Later, he served the Lord in Bible schools and churches and spent 8 years overseas in Thailand, Malaysia and Australia establishing Bible schools. Harold is currently a church administrator. He has been married since 1955, has five children, 16 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren...and counting!
Joshua serves as the Agency Managing Director for Whiteboard Creative Agency, a digital marketing firm with a heart for help redemptive brands. Previously, Josh spent 13 years with the WinShape Foundation, a ministry of the Cathy family of Chick-fil-A. He served in areas of marketing, web, and hospitality. Josh is from Georgia and lives in Tennessee with his wife and 3 kids.
Reid serves the COO for the Oliver Gospel Mission in Columbia SC. His ministry and work experience includes non-profit leadership and management, rescue mission chaplaincy, project management, and Christian counseling. Reid and Jennifer Dale met while studying counseling at Columbia International University and are richly blessed with five children: Ian, Julie-Joy, Jenna, Lillian, and Caroline.