Ernest Mark Gapulan
Ernest is a pastor's kid who loves the outdoors especially biking. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Doane Baptist Seminary, a Master of Religious Education degree from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, Master of Theology from Foundations Theological Seminary and Doctor in Ministry from Clarks Summit University with a concentration in Global Ministry Leadership.
His love for people and ministry prompted him to start Christian Fellowship of Long Island’s Lifeway Ministry Initiative in the Philippines. He further founded GraceDrive Ministries in 2017 and is currently the Lead Pastor of Sugar Grove Church in Stafford, TX.
He is married to Mary Ann, a registered nurse, and they presently reside in Rosharon, TX.
Originally from the Philippines and grew up in a Christian family in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon, Lorabel Schmidt went to Bukidnon Fundamental Baptist Seminary and later studied at Systems Technology Institute.
She moved to the United States of America to be with her husband Mathew and daughter Malia. She likes to help her family and friends in any way she can.
Originally from Lake Jackson, Texas, Diana came to West Texas in 1978 to pursue a degree at Wayland Baptist University. After earning a degree in Business Administration at Wayland, she attended Texas Tech for her MBA.
Diana has worked for several businesses in various accounting departments. She also spent several years as a stay at home mom and music teacher! Diana has spent the past ten years helping small businesses manage finances and maximize profits.
Diana has three grown daughters and one son-in-law. She is also the proud Grandmother to her granddaughter, Rosemary. She enjoys traveling to see her family in Houston, Dallas, Florida, and North Carolina.
Dana June Alcazar
Dana is a registered nurse in the Philippines. Prior to nursing, she graduated her BA in Broadcast Communication/ Management from the University of the Philippines in 2002. Aside from nursing, she has worked as a college instructor for Mass Communications in a university, as well as a liaison officer for an insurance company. As for leisure, there’s nothing better than a good movie and good food with the family for Dana.
She is currently enjoying being a full time wife and mom for her young daughters, while serving in the Worship Ministry of Sugar Grove Church in Stafford, TX .
She is married to Earl and they are blessed with three girls, Eana, Erean and Meara.