The Winslow Family

Martin Winslow is the Pastor of Families/Children and Missions at Canaan Baptist Church in St. Louis, Mo. Before that he was headmaster of Ozarks Christian Academy in West Plains, Mo. for 11 years.

With a passion for Christian education, church planting and the poor, Martin has co-founded three Christian schools (Bethlehem Christian Academy). Each school includes a feeding program for orphans and impoverished children. Two schools are in Zambia and one in the 10/40 window of West Africa.

Martin has a Bachelor’s in Biblical Studies from Southwest Baptist University and Master’s in Biblical Languages from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Martin was married in 1998 to Amy and has five children, Noah, Anna, Emma, Laura and Nati.

The Dace Family

Stuart Dace is the Head of School at Victory Christian Academy in St. Louis. Previously, Stuart was both a pastor and a Christian school teacher, teaching all levels of middle school and high school science. He has a passion for both Christian education and missions, having gone on mission trips to South Africa, India, Mexico, and Zambia. He believes that Christian school education has never been more needed, and he looks forward to equipping students to be faithful, mature, and devoted followers of Christ.

Stuart was married to Stephanie in 2009, and together they have three children, Lincoln, Beckett, and Juliet.  He has a BS in Biology from Southwest Baptist University, a MS in Cell & Molecular Biology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a Master of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Stuart and his family are active members of Canaan Baptist Church in St. Louis.