Dick and Gloria Sans joined World Reach in 2000 following careers in the Air Force, teaching and banking. Dick had been on the mission field for approximately eight years before joining World Reach and serves as World Reach’s International Director for the Bible Institutes in Europe and Africa, overseeing the advancement of our Bible Institute initiatives in those regions.
Dick was ordained and licensed for the Gospel ministry in 2002. He has two Masters Degrees in Curriculum Writing and International Relations Development and completed a highly visible project for the Army & Air Force through the Air War College and Oklahoma State University that earned him a Doctor of Education degree. Dick has traveled to over 40 countries in his military and missionary activities.
In his capacity as Director of World Reach Bible Institutes, Dick is responsible for starting new Bible Institute sites, identifying and recruiting qualified teachers, developing/procuring curriculum, scheduling classes and teachers for the various training sites, teaching at the Institutes, and a myriad of office administrative and management details for the various overseas Bible Institutes. Gloria is a vital part of the team in providing significant office support to meet these responsibilities. She often travels with Dick and does Bible studies for women.