Stephen N. Knickerbocker
My name is Stephen. I got saved at the age of 8 after family devotions while my parents were starting churches in France. I became greatly involved in their ministry and developed a desire to serve the Lord in full time capacity. I attended the French schools and French is my first language as I lived in France for 16 years.
At the age of 16, I told God that whatever He desired for my life, I would do. I went to Crown College and graduated with a degree in Pastoral ministries to start churches and train nationals to reach and pastor their own nation. While in Bible college God gave me the privilege to disciple two young men from west Africa. I was also involved in French Bible studies with French speaking people who had immigrated to the USA. Two young men got saved as a result of our influence and were baptized in our church.
Julie L. Knickerbocker
My name is Julie. I got saved at age 11 after my father explained to me a verse of scripture that I had memorized. He explained to me my condition of sin and my need for the Savior Jesus Christ who could wash me as white as snow if I trusted on Him.
I grew up and desired to be a missionary in a French speaking country because I lived most of my life in Quebec Canada speaking French. I met Stephen at Crown College and knew that, when he went to Burkina Faso, The Lord would call him to go back as a full time missionary. I prayed and God gave me peace about going to Burkina Faso for His glory to be manifested there. We later joined our lives in marriage on August 7th 2010 and we are now excited to see what God is going to do as we yield our lives to Him.