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 needs of the ministry 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.
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.
Patricia Abbatoy, an Elim Bible Institute alumna, has spent most of her life in ministry, serving as a pastor, as well as 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.
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.
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 assists WIN Ministries' President and Operations Director.
Josh Jenney joined WIN Ministries in 2010. With a degree in Graphic Design and experience in Web Development, Josh is able to fill a variety of niche positions, but is most valued for his work as our lead programer for N2NCU Online, as well as our other websites. Aside from his work with WIN, Josh rehabilitates used computers as charitable donations, and runs a part-time technical services business. His wife Debra is a Brownsville-Texas education testing coordinator. They are celebrating their fifth year of marriage.
Elim Bible Institute Graduates Alisha and Justin Vosburg joined their passion for missions with WIN Ministries in 2012. Alisha has been responsible for coordinating the development of N2NCU's written materials and has been the primary author of Nation-2-Nation’s Student notes. She also serves as WIN’s bookkeeper. Justin’s camera work and video editing can be seen in a large portion of our course lessons. Both have been indispensable participants of N2NCU’s East Africa and Caribbean mission teams.
An alumni 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 strong interest in the technical arts, and a love for serving. Josiah is responsible for editing much of the video in the N2NCU curricula.
Marina Colleen O'Rourke, one of eight children, grew up alongside missionary kids. She has participated in ministry throughout her life; volunteering in her local church with children ministry, community outreach, and several youth mission trips. She has received numerous scholarships from christian colleges for displaying excellence in leadership. Marina joined W.I.N Ministries in 2016, providing customer service, marketing consulting and assisting the administration. She is studying business marketing at the University of the Rio Grade Valley.
Ruth Galvas, the youngest of eight children, grew up in Michigan with a heart for service and a desire for missions She participated in several mission trips with her church , as well as various community outreach projects. Her appetite for film making was first whet in high school when she took a graphics design and film-making class. She later entered the Media program at the International House Of Prayer University in Kansas City, Missouri, graduating from the program in 2015. Having honed her skills for several years, Ruth followed the call of God in 2017, moving to Texas to join WIN Ministries as a video editor.