The Florys


 Joseph and Darcy Flory were born in Indianapolis, Indiana. Both were saved as children and grew up attending church. As youth, they actively served and learned about God. They met in high school and later married while attending Baptist Bible College. God confirmed His call to the Florys over the course of several years. He consistently placed a passion for Russian People on their hearts and carefully crafted their personal experiences to prepare them for their mission work. They have served in a variety of ministries, including short-term missions, a church plant, and various established churches. The Florys both have degrees in Intercultural Studies. Darcy also has a certificate of Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages. On finishing their degrees and internship at their sending church,Trinity Baptist Church in Lufkin, Texasthe Florys were approved by the Baptist Bible Fellowship International as Career Missionaries. 


 Joseph's Qualifications      Darcy's Qualifications

Callan is 7 years old and Evangeline is 6. Since arriving on the field they have started to learned to speak Russian by attending a local preschool. They love many of the new foods they have experienced and especially enjoy being able to go sledding for 6-7 months out of the year. Callan is also learning how to read in English at home. He is always trying to understand how things work and coming up with creative solutions to mechanical problems. Eva really enjoys music- she spends her free time singing, playing instruments and dancing. She loves to be a caregiver, whether the recipient is a person, a toy, or a living creature. They both love attending church and Sunday School with their Russian friends. We have had many great conversations about the Bible and the Gospel as a family thanks to their desire to learn.