West Region – Haldimand-Norfolk
About the family
Married for 19 years, Derrick and Tannis live in Simcoe Ontario with their 2 awesome children. Derrick loves the Lord, sharing the Word, reaching out to the hurt and lost, and has a passion for anything with an engine! Derrick has a Masters in Divinity that accompanies his entrepreneurial aptitude, which creates a real unique approach to outreach.
Tannis has a heart for working with children and advocating for their needs. She is an awesome wife, mother, and teacher. She currently lives out her calling by teaching in a public school setting, advocating, sharing, and witnessing. This is frontline ministry.
About the Church Plant
Observing the decline in Gen X’ers and Millennials in our churches today, Derrick has been convicted to reach these demographics. Being one himself, Derrick understands their perspective on church. Derrick works hard at reaching others where they are. His approach is simple- be relational!
Derrick is also passionate about discipleship. He has piloted a project for creating and developing authentic small groups and discipleship. His goal is to be relational, free of small group stigma, to reach the demographics in creative ways.
Derrick launches off a social media platform, reaching the targeted demographic at their means of communication. Through life groups and discipleship strategies, Derrick strives to build the Kingdom.
Please join us in praying…
-that God continues to open our eyes to see what He is doing and how to best follow His lead and engage in His will.
-that the Holy Spirit convict and transform individuals in our region
-the Lord continues to grant us strength & wisdom
– Your prayer is needed! Please pray for our impact on Haldimand-Norfolk regions, for guided conversations, and new believers.
– Help us to bless this community through Christ by sending individuals for outreach and impact.
– Please assist us to further impact this community by supporting programs requiring financial support.
There are numerous ways to help a church plant. Please refer to NAMB’s website for the official policy statement concerning providing for church plants.