The WIN Ministries Staff is a dedicated and enthusiastic team working out of our Harlingen, Texas office.
Many of the staff serve sacrificially in a variety of roles and have often pursued additional training or education to meet the ministry's needs as they have arisen.
Aside from its skilled staff, WIN Ministries is vitally supported by numerous hard-working volunteers who work out of our office, or from locations around the country. Our volunteers do everything from contributing to our written materials to keeping the office clean.
Before joining WIN Ministries in 2005, West Texas native John Hawkins and his wife Joann were 13-year veteran missionaries, having served in Mexico with World Indigenous Missions. Aside from overseeing WIN Operations, John works as the Executive Producer for N2N filming. John and Joann have five daughters, all who have volunteered with WIN Ministries.
Rev. Tim Outlaw has worked full-time in ministry since 2006. Through many divine appointments, God led Tim to start doing missions work in Asia in 2010. After Tim began working with his future wife Sara the following year, God made it clear to them their future in marriage and ministry. In 2016, they moved back from Asia to Texas, where they now reside most of the year. Tim oversees WIN's Asia operations and manages WIN's HR and Administration.
Marina Colleen Linder has carried her passion to serve in ministry from a very young age and is fulfilling that calling with us today. She handles all accounts for Local Training Program and is the assistant to the President of the ministry. She graduated N2NCU with a Bachelors of Ministry and is pursuing her Masters in Christian Leadership and Biblical studies.
David Daniel Turner, originally from the Thumb of Michigan, was raised in a ministry-minded family and spent time as a child in Taiwan and India. David joined WIN Ministries as a Video-Editor and Graphic-Designer in 2009. He has since expanded his roles to Web-Designer and Technical Arts Director as WIN has added more staff. In 2013, he married his wife Paola, who is a native of South Texas.
Sara Outlaw developed a passion for missions at a young age while growing up in Africa where her parents Brick and Beth Cliff were missionaries. After attending Elim Bible Institute and going on several mission trips to Asia, she moved to Asia to begin full-time ministry in 2010. When she isn't overseeing operations in Asia, she works to create new marketing strategies for WIN.
Rich and his wife Ginger are Elim Fellowship missionaries who worked in the Republic of the Niger as church planters for 18 years, before joining WIN Ministries in late 2015. Rich and his wife both serve as Latin American Directors for Nation-2-Nation Christian University and travel to numerous countries to train pastors to facilitate the Bible school in their local churches. Rich also transcribes audio from N2NCU's courses, which is the first step to prepare them for translation into other languages.
Patricia Abbatoy, an Elim Bible Institute alumna, has spent most of her life in ministry, serving as a pastor, and in a variety of other roles. Patti joined WIN in 2010 and has since been the primary architect of N2NCU Online, as well as the lead developer of N2NCU's academic and procedural policies.
Joann Hawkins and her husband John began working with WIN Ministries in 2005, having served 13 years in Mexico as full-time missionaries with World Indigenous Missions. Joann currently serves as the assistant to the registrar for N2NCU and helps with the production of written student notes and exams for the university courses.
Dale Donnelley is a Michigan native who preached his first sermon at age 13 and has served the Lord bi-vocationally in many capacities since then. He's served filled roles from Sunday School teacher, to Senior Pastor, to cleaning bathrooms, to the ministry of tables and chairs, and many years ministering in music and worship leadership. His primary areas of ministry are singing, writing, preaching, and teaching.
An alumnus of Arizona Bible Institute, Dorothy Montealegre moved to Mexico in 1963, where she later married a Mexican missionary and pastor. Together they established 12 congregations in the southern state of Oaxaca. Since becoming a widow, Dorothy served on the staff of two missionary training institutes in Mexico before joining WIN Ministries. Dorothy assists in the creation of N2NCU notes and written curricula in both English and Spanish.
Josiah Cliff grew up as a Missionary's kid, traveling throughout Africa and Central America with his parents Brick and Beth Cliff. Josiah joined WIN in 2013 with a keen interest in the technical arts, and a love for serving. Josiah is responsible for editing many of the videos in the N2NCU curricula.
Joshua Jenney joined WIN Ministries in 2010. With a degree in Graphic Design and experience in Web Development, Joshua fills a variety of niche positions but is most valued for his work as WIN's Senior Web Developer. Aside from his work with WIN, Josh rehabilitates used computers to use as charitable donations and runs a part-time technical services business. His wife Debra performs assessment research education for district-level training of testing coordinators, principles and teachers.
Joseph Tristen Brewer was raised as the son of a youth minister and participated in ministry work through his teenage years. In 2017, his senior year of high school, he began interning with WIN Ministries as a video editor, due to his interest in ministry and media. He now works with WIN full time. Aside from his video editing duties, Tristen also handles a large portion of the page layout for WIN's student notebooks.
Michelle Brewer graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Communication Studies. She handles social media, marketing, and communications within WIN. Coming from a missionary family, global discipleship is at the heart of her ministry calling.
A graduate of Texas State Technical College, Anna King joined WIN Ministries as a video editor in 2014. Anna grew up in Mexico, where her parents, John and Joann Hawkins, were missionaries. Anna currently serves with her husband, Cody, as Youth Pastors in their local church.
Jamie Hawkins grew up attending and serving in her local church. She is currently taking college classes at Texas State Technical College to receive her Associate Degree in Digital Media and Design. She interned with us in the summer of 2019 and is now on staff as our administrative assistant for our Local Training Program.