April Buchenau

Director of Women's Ministries

Email: april@mygtf.org

Date Joined GTF Staff: 09/01/2011
Areas of Ministry:
Family:  Married to Jori and we have 3 children Sydney, McCoy and Emory
Saved: January 1996 at a Heavens Gates and Hells Flames crusade.  That night I said yes to Jesus and my life forever changed.

Previous Line of Work: Stay at home mom for 11 years

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:  His Grace and how He always has it and never runs out of it.

FAVORITE
Book:  The Birthright by John Sheasby, The Shack by William P. Young & Hinds Feet on High Places by Hanna Hurdard
Food:  Mexican Food I could eat it everyday
Snack Food:  chips and hot sauce
Movies:  Steel Magnolias, Field of Dreams, The Diary of A Mad Black Woman, Pride and Prejudice & Rocky
TV Show: Downton Abbey & Fixer Upper on HGTV
Musical Artists:  Adele, Cold Play, Michael Buble, Hillsong & John Mark McMillian
Actor:  Steve Carell
Actress:  Madea
Time of Day:    Evening (I love the quiet and stillness of my house when everyone in bed)
Season:    Fall
Place in the World:    The mountains
Place to Pray:    In my car (He always seems to meet me there)
Recreational Activities/Hobbies:   Shopping, getting a pedicure, laughing with friends & spending time with my family
Scripture:   Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Sports Team:  Texas Rangers
Sport:  Baseball
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LEAST FAVORITE
Food:  Seafood
Snack Food:    Broccoli and cauliflower
Time of Day:    Any time before 9:00am
Season:    Spring (t0o windy)
Place in the World:    Wal-Mart
Sports Team:   Anything Football
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Best Thing Someone Said to You:   Mommy, when I grow up, I want to be just like you!
Life Motto:   Laughter is Good medicine you can never have too much of it.
Two People I’d Like to Meet:   Corrie ten Boom & Sarah, Abraham’s wife.  I would love to meet the woman who put up with all of Abraham”s shenanigans and still managed to honor him and call him lord.
My Hero:  Our son McCoy who despite having cerebral palsy lives a life of fullness and joy and he see’s greatness in everything.  I hope to one day be just like him.
One of My Greatest Experiences with God:   Getting to partner with God and bring 3 wonderful miracles into the world.