Lloyd has been married to Martha since 1974. They have two daughters: Jennifer, the oldest, and Leanne who is married to John and has given us four grandchildren – three preteen and one teen. Lloyd graduated with a B.Ed. from the University of British Columbia in 1973 and a M.Div. from Northwest Baptist Seminary/Trinity Western University in 1990.
He has been involved in church leadership both in Nanaimo and Victoria as well as pastoring a church plant from 2004-2010.
He retired from public school teaching in 2005 and presently is overseeing the discipleship ministry of Charis Ministries on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of BC. His gifting is in the area of teaching (both direct and indirect evident in one-to-one discipleship), discernment, leadership (initiating, organizing) and exhortation.
Jen is the eldest daughter of Lloyd and Martha. She currently works as a paralegal with a local law firm and is a partner in a small web design and development firm. Jen is also currently enrolled in studies at Boyce College at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary to complete a B.Sc. in Biblical Counseling with a minor focus in Greek and Hebrew.
Jen loves the Lord and learning and teaching His Word. She has previously led various women’s Bible studies and currently meets with ladies individually for study, accountability and encouragement. Jen has also developed and taught courses on how to study the Bible and the book of Genesis.