Who We Are

Married since 2008, we love serving as a family. Cristian (Cris) was born in Chile and has a degree in analytics informatics systems from an university in Chile. Recently he’d obtained a CELTA diploma as an English tutor from Cambridge. He went to Bible School in Texas, and has a degree in Cross-cultural Missions Ministries from Christ For The Nations Institute, in Dallas, Texas. 

Since 1999 he has been working with YWAM in Spain, USA, China, Thailand, and now in France. As for secondaries schools in YWAM, Cris went to School of the Bible in Tyler, TX, and Bible School for the Nations in Madison, WI. In addition, he has been involved leading prayer groups with 24/7Prayer, as well as being a worship leader, youth pastor, and church planter. Cristian speaks several languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, some Thai also. In French, he is at C1-C2 level.

Emilie was born in France. Her degree is from a French school in Tourism. Emilie joined YWAM in 2010. After completing her DTS IN Colorado, she graduated from the Bible School for the Nations, in Perth, Australia. She has a talent for scrapbooking. We both love being parents to Nina (2009), Jolaine (2012), and Anaelle (2018). The girls are homeschooled and participate in different arts and sports activities.

Since 2017 we live in a small town outside the city of Valence, in Rhone-Alpes, France.