RON AND DIANE CROUCH
"The mere fact that I am even here is a story in itself of God's miracle after miracle after my finally saying "Yes" to God. I believe I am sharing a vision with Greg Stoffel of hope for Springville, California and am looking forward to seeing its fruition. I believe God has great things in store for the people of Springville if they will be willing to follow His lead." Deputy Ron Crouch
Born in Tennessee, Ron first gave his heart to the Lord at age 8. Ron spent a term in the U.S. Army as a recovery specialist. He also worked for 15 years for Toyota of Visalia, the last few years as parts manager. Ron went into several business ventures of his own before starting work for Tulare County in the Juvenile Probation Department for 1 1/2 years. He was then hired by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department to work in Court Security (post 09-11 security). Next he became a deputy sheriff and worked at the main jail for 3 1/2 years before going into Patrol. Ron was assigned as resident deputy for Springville, California approximately 4 1/2 years ago. Also, he currently works with Tulare County Search and Rescue, assisting in the recovery of lost hunters and hikers in the remote wilderness areas of our county. In addition, he works in swift water rescue and cliff rescue. Ron's family moved to Tulare, California in 1963.
Ron and Diana were childhood sweethearts back when he was a newspaper boy and she was selling campfire girl mints. Ron and Diane were married in1969 and have been happily married for 43 years. He says he was lucky enough to marry his best friend! Ron and Diane attended Visalia First Assembly for many years. The Lord has blessed them with two beautiful daughters, Shirley and Cathy, both with hearts of gold. Both have married and brought sons Manuel and Aaron into the family. Ron and Diana have 5 grandchildren: Britney, Sean, Chelsea, Alexis and Anibal. They also have two great grandchildren, Jaden and Brysen. You will love to read along as Ron shares his powerful Testimony in "SAYING YES TO GOD"!
SCOTT AND DARNELL TRUEBLOOD
Scott and Darnell are loving their journey with the Lord Jesus Christ. They have been truly blessed by the work Jesus is doing in them and are excited with the changes they are seeing in others as well. They are waiting expectantly to see what HE has in store for them as they continue to seek His face. Their life scripture is a heart prayer, not only for them to live by, but also for the lives they touch through ministry:
"I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge - that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God." Ephesians 3:16-19
Scott and Darnell have been married for 42 years. They have enjoyed their life and marriage while cattle ranching east of Ducor, California, and enjoy raising and showing quarter horses. They have four amazing children: Tyson, Blake (in Heaven), Kevin, and Amanda. They have also been richly blessed with one granddaughter and three grandsons.