The Team

Keith and Robin Honey

Director; Educational Development Coordinator

The Honeys entered missionary service in 1978 as apprentices in a church planting ministry in Zambia. After completion of their apprenticeship and further education in the USA, they returned to Africa and were part of a pioneer, church planting ministry in northwestern Botswana until 1995. They are fluent in Setswana and speak other languages of the region, such as Tonga and Lozi, with varying degrees of fluency. Keith holds degrees in agriculture and theology from Texas A&M University and Abilene Christian University. Robin holds degrees in education from Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University-Commerce. The Honeys are experienced educators with Keith, in addition to teaching, having served four years in school administration. The Honeys have been married for 35 years and have three grown children.

Whatever It Takes...

By the power of the Holy Spirit,
we commit all that we are
and all that we have
to be Christ’s ambassadors
of reconciliation,
to His body and to the world,
until He comes ...
Whatever it takes!

Elise Sutcliffe

Teacher and Educational Consultant

Growing up as a missionary kid in Botswana, Elise developed a desire to serve others in a cross-cultural context. In 2008, Elise graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a degree in Elementary Education, and has since returned to the country of her birth to teach at the Chobe River College in Kasane. In addition to teaching, she works with At Risk Kids (refered to as Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Botswana) on a voluntary basis with various organizations in the Kasane/Kazungula communities. In 2013, Elise married Robert Sutcliffe of Oxford, England. Robert is a wild life biologist working with Elephants without Borders, a Botswana NGO.

Rick Carroll

Micro-economic Development Coordinator

As Market President of Inwood National Bank, in Dallas, Texas, Rick brings real world experience and expertise to the enterprise of micro-economic development. Through involvement with the missionary efforts of his local church and organizations such as Buckner International, Rick, a graduate of Baylor University, has a heart for the challenges people face in developing countries. Rick's travels include trips to Nicaragua, Latvia and Kenya where he worked with orphans and other child care programs. While in Kenya, he conducted a business seminar for entrepreneurs in Nairobi. Rick, and his wife Julie, have one grown son.