Gene and Bethanie Stevenson, originally from Pennsylvania, have been called to work among some of the Native American peoples, as well as the broader population of the American Southwest. Residing in Flagstaff, Arizona, Gene desires to help with the education and training of future Native American leaders. Bethanie, a trained family therapist, works to assist local people as they move towards personal and family wholeness.
Hands of Hope has been reaching out to the poor, underprivileged, forgotten and homeless of our society since 1990. This can be meeting at a drop-in center run by a church, or spending time with people on the streets.
Since moving to Lancaster, the Landises continue to work in the areas of pastoral care and developing leaders, both at YWAM Lancaster and in the Caribbean. They will continue their roles as YWAM Barbados founders and elders, as well as serving on the YWAM Caribbean eldership team.