David and Cherie have been based in Johannesburg, South Africa since 2002, and joined the OC team in 2009. Chicago-area natives, they both were staff members of a local church there before beginning their full-time work in Southern Africa. David served in the missions department, and Cherie in the (middle-school) youth ministry.
David and Cherie have been blessed with 20+ years of marriage, and enjoy spending time with each other in nature, with friends and in traveling (especially exploring Southern Africa!)read more