Quick Biographies

Full name: Joseph Ryan Childers

Birthday: August 11
Spiritual birthday: September 5, 2004
Call to the mission field: October 2004, influenced by Isaiah 6:8
Life verse: Philippians 1:21--For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
Favorite quote:  Philip Henry--"He is no fool who parts with that which he cannot keep, when he is sure to be recompensed with that which he cannot lose."

Food allergies/sensitivities: citrus juices (pineapple, oranges, lemon, and lime) and caffeine
Things I love in Grenada: Warmness and openness of the people; the beauty of God's creation all around me; fresh fruit everywhere; and I have learned to appreciate even a gentle cool breeze! 
Things I miss from America: Chocolate and gummies! Shockingly, I miss Walmart and fast food too. What I would give for wide roads here!  And a hot shower would be a blessing....


Full name: Donalie Melisa (nee Alexander) Childers
Birthday: October 19
Spiritual birthday: April 13, 2003
Call to the mission field: Senior year of high school in chapel
Life verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not to thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Some things I like about Grenada: family weather, home
Some things I miss about America: convenience, multiple brands and choices at stores

Some things I like: natural soaps, candles, and anything nautical


Full name: Brielle Grace Childers
Birthday: August 28, 2013
Favorite colors: pink and green

Favorite place: Chuck E. Cheese
I like: play-doh and painting!
I eat: everything! I especially like cheese and fresh fruit. Grapes are the best!

I drink: lemonade or other juice, milk, and water

In Grenada, I love: my new friends and fresh fruit

I miss: Chuck E. Cheese, play places, and cousins

My favorite snacks are: string cheese, goldfish, Doritos, cheese curls, cookies

I don't like: candy, except for chocolate

My diapers are: size 5/6 potty training/pull-ups


Full name: Ryan Joseph Childers

Birthday: December 30, 2015

I still need: warm weather clothes, ages 2 years and beyond. Mommy and Daddy prefer animals or nautical style.

I like: eating, smiling, laughing, all balls, and toy cars

My diapers are: size 3-4


Family Facts:

Anniversary: July 11, 2009

Children--5 (3 in Heaven due to miscarriages, and of course Brielle and Ryan)

Our dream: to raise up any children God gives us in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, and to see God do wonderful things and get all glory in Grenada

Our vehicle: 2001 Toyota Noah

Our phone service:

US number--Vonage, (267) 697-9295 (this will only charge US rates!) (home only, no texts)

Grenada cell phone--Digicel, (473) 422-9879

Our Skype name: Joe.Donna.Grenada

Our ministry Facebook page: Childers2Grenada


Anything else you think we should add to this list, please ask and we will be glad to include it if appropriate!!!