Sarah and Donovan are called to a profession and a population. Sarah is called to the profession of film and documentary-making to serve God and people. Her mission is to create films with excellence and empower diverse creatives to use their gifts for the Kingdom for the purpose of telling God’s stories and transforming lives, and her vision is to see the Church united and giving themselves wholly to Christ. Donovan is called to serve refugee populations and others displaced by war and violence globally. His mission is to provide holistic, trauma-informed care to those displaced by war and violence, and his vision is to see the Church become a model of how to serve, do good for, and seek justice for the displaced.
Sarah and Donovan are graduates of Florida State University. Donovan studied history with a focus on Middle Eastern studies, minored in Arabic, and completed a certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). He is currently working towards his Master's in Clinical Social Work. He has worked with refugees through the International Rescue Committee and taught English through the Adult Community Education Center in Tallahassee. Sarah studied marketing with a minor in film. She not only completed two internships with New International, where she created multiple films for missionaries but she also spent a year working full-time with New International's media team. Currently, her focus is documentary-making for New International missionaries and affiliated ministries.
Sarah is serving existing missionaries by recording stories and creating creative films to communicate what God is doing around the world; she also does film work for the Fellowship of Churches of Christ in the United Kingdom and Ireland. She is currently working on her first documentary project Hope Arising, which tells the stories of South Sudanese refugee pastors serving their communities in northern Uganda. Donovan is focusing on working with Middle Eastern refugee populations, due to his Arabic proficiency and knowledge of Middle Eastern affairs. He is currently interning with the Sanctuary ministry of Central Church in Edinburgh and volunteering with Edinburgh City Mission's Salaam ministry. They are serving from Edinburgh, Scotland.