Mr. Kris Stout graduated from the Word of Life Bible Institute, attending campuses both in New York and Argentina. He and his wife, Debbie began the Word of Life ministry in France in 1999, where they served for over 10 years before returning to the USA to serve as Vice President of the International Division of WOL. He oversees more than 1100 missionaries in over 60 countries. Married for 16 years, Kris and Debbie have three children: Natalia, Michael, and Luc. They currently reside in Schroon Lake, NY.