came to Ruth Harbor in 2018 after 30 years of missionary service. J.A. is developing community partnerships, retreats for staff and clients, and ministry outreach projects. J.A. also assists the director with handling key projects and speaking opportunities, and developing relationships with churches. "I love working with the staff of Ruth Harbor! Their love for Christ and young people is infectious," said J.A. He and his wife, Pam, recently retired from their 30-year service as BBFI missionaries to Wales in the United Kingdom. They moved to Des Moines to be close to their son and his family. J.A. and Pam are the proud grandparents of four grandchildren in Wales and three grandchildren in Des Moines. When time allows, J.A. enjoys hunting, catching catfish, golfing and of course Skyping with his grand kids in Wales.