Roni Lacuesta is passionate about Jesus and loves to share with others of the joy of being intimate with Him. He is currently the Executive Director and +Compass MK Ministry Director for Compass Ministries.
Roni was an Associate pastor of Dunklin Memorial Church until the Lord called him and his wife to be missionaries to Colombia, South America where he eventually became the Senior Pastor for the church that meets in Canaan, a restoration church that helps drug addicts and alcoholics. After 8 years, Roni and his wife Vivian came back to the United States and are now residing in Tampa, Florida where they minister to missionaries and missionary kids through Compass Ministries. Roni also does leadership training for Hispanic missionaries in the United States and continues to consult with churches on missionary care.
Amanda Clewis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Director of New Leaf Counseling of Wesley Chapel, FL. She is a mother of four children and a veteran of the mission field. Amanda was a missionary in China, Kenya, and most recently served seven years with her family in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia. Amanda graduated from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor's degree in psychology and then went on to earn a Master of Arts in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She has experience working in residential facilities, private practice, and with missionaries on and off the field. Her passion is to help missionaries and their families through transitions. She is also a public speaker of topics related to mental health and missions.