Our spiritual leader and man of the Word, Dad has a love for teaching Scripture and explaining it’s truths though real life situations. His marriage and family are top priority! Playing bass guitar, driving bus, and giving visionary direction are his forte, along with teaching family principles through family seminars.
Tenderhearted and selfless, Mom is 100% full time wife and mommy and now grandma. Her treasured time are dates with Daddy and activities with the children and grandchildren. Keeping the home organized and running smoothly are her daily pursuits and the hammered-dulcimer and guitar are her instruments of choice.
Alan & Rachel
Married in 2012, Alan and Rachel are relishing the joys of sharing life together in Kansas. Alan is a crop and beef farmer, so their days are filled with working together during the various seasons. They are both very active in their local church and community and are loving the wonderful children that God has blessed them with, Kendrick Alan (January-2016) and Autumn Joy (October-2017), and a new little one to arrive in July 2019.
Ryan and Ruth
Ryan and Ruth were married in 2016 and live in Lincoln, Nebraska. With Ryan’s expertise in accounting and Ruth’s extensive study in health, they’ve been helping companies and families through their online businesses. They have two little boys, Lee James (June-2017) and Jerit Daniel (October- 2018) that keep them busy and are a pure delight to be around.
Josiah & Abi
Josiah and Abi have been married since 2008 and are living in Milford, Nebraska, while Josiah works as a crop duster pilot and for a seed corn company. A vivacious, outgoing couple, their days are filled with the adventures of parenting and homeschooling their sweet children, Joanna Praise (February-2010) Asher David (November-2011) and Jenifer Lee (May-2017) as well as being very involved with their local church and community.
Dan & Bethany
Dan and Bethany (married in 2009) are residing in West Virginia were Dan works as an attorney for the Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA). Bethany’s days are filled with homemaking and caring for their four precious children. Arianna Mae (April-2012), Caden James (February-2014), Everett William (December-2017), and Gemma Lynne (September-2018). Dan and Bethany are gifted in hospitality and treasure relationships as they minister to others in a variety of ways.
Andrew & Kori
Married in 2010, Andrew and Kori are living in Florida where Andrew is part owner and manager of a dock building business. He stays busy filling various roles and Kori does secretary work for the business. They were thrilled to welcome the sweetest little boy, Wyatt Andrew (June-2018) to their family who is such a delight. Very thoughtful and hardworking, Andrew & Kori are very intentional people in relationships with family and friends, ministry and setting goals.
Hard-working and cheerful, Elizabeth has been dubbed our ‘white tornado’ for her diligence in keeping our home and bus in sparkling order. She greatly enjoys intense work-out sessions, and spending time with family. Elizabeth is not afraid of tackling big projects and getting things done no matter how much hard work it takes. She is always available to give a helping hand and enjoys reaching out to those around her. She sings harmony and plays rhythm guitar and cello.
Matthias and Michelle
Matthias & Michelle were married in 2017 and live in Seward, Nebraska. They both have a deep love for music and play a host of different instruments. Matthias has recorded and produced the last couple of our music albums. He is a manager for Wissmann Enterprises, Inc. and enjoys organizing and overseeing the various work projects. Michelle enjoys cooking, decorating, and setting up their home. They are anticipating the arrival of their firstborn in March. (2019)
Stephen is a man of many talents. He enjoys being a pilot, assistant manager of Wissmann Enterprises, Inc., making small furniture, and being physically active through workouts and sports. He is gifted in initiating conversations that encourage and challenge, and he has a heart for ministry. He directs a lot of our music arrangements, plays mandolin and guitar, and sings lead and bass.
Our energetic, social butterfly, Hannah is a skilled and creative young woman. She loves spending time in the kitchen — trying new recipes and creating culinary masterpieces. Our home also greatly benefits from her interest in interior design and seasonal decor. She is one of our lead vocalists and skillfully adds her fiddle to our musical selections.
Spunky and full of life, Susanna loves outdoor activities, animals, and is cunningly skillful on the volleyball court. A fun mixture of determination and clever wit, she brightens our lives with her perspective and perseverance. Her organizational skills are a blessing as she manages our CD inventory and orders. She sings lead and alto and plays banjo for the group.
Alaythia is a regular sunbeam to be around. She always has a ready smile and an encouraging word to give those around her. Her love for new adventures is contagious, and she enjoys physical exercise, baking and investing in the relationships around her. She is very creative and enjoys coming up with arrangements on the piano and violin. She sings lead as well as alto for our music.
Full of energy and always up for trying new things, Nathanael is quick to make friends and learn new skills. When he sets his mind to something you know it will get done well. Whether it is building something or learning to do a backflip he is ready to do his best. He is currently working towards finishing up high school and getting his pilot’s license. He sings lead and plays guitar.
Charissa is the cherry on top for our family. She is very artistic and creative and has created numerous DIY projects as well as teaching herself how to give a very professional manicure and pedicure. She is the favorite aunt to all of the nieces and nephews and can entertain them for hours on end with her activities. She sings lead, high tenor and plays the recorder.