Daryl and Carol
Lingua DMS Applications Specialist/Engineer

The VanDykens have been with TWR since 1988, serving on Bonaire (the Caribbean), in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in Johannesburg, South Africa and in the Americas. They now serve on the island of Cyprus with the TWR Europe team.  Daryl is the European Technical Director, and Carol works with recruiting for the Americas region, remotely.

Daryl is an electrical engineer and has worked through the years on various technical projects, overseeing transmitters, towers, studios and TWR's digital platform, TWR360. Carol works in the TWR Mobilization (recruiting) department, contacting potential missionary applicants and assisting aspiring missionaries through the application process.  Their four children are married to wonderful spouses and follow the Lord.  They have two sweet granddaughters, Harper and Bennett, and are expecting two more grandchildren from Julie and Rachel in the fall of 2018!  

Children: Scott (3.15.87) married to Rachel, Audrey (4.13.90), married to Eric, Julie (11.18.91) married to Gage, and Charlotte (5.16.93) married to Brandon.

Prayer Letters

Prayer Requests

8/2016  Please continue to pray for the Bonaire Transmitter Upgrade project.  We will be heading to Bonaire again in early September to lend a hand to the staff down there.  A team will be coming to change the hardware on the towers in order to accomodate the increased power the new transmitter will bring, and various volunteers will also be joining in.  Pray for safety and unity for the team.

Prayer Requests

Please pray for the upcoming wedding of Audrey to Eric Ford on 2/14/15. We are so thankful to the Lord for His provision of a wonderful man for Audrey and as an addition to our family! Pray also for Rachel and Scott as they expect their second baby this summer.

Prayer Requests

8/25/15  Thank the Lord for the birth of Bennett Elizabeth, last week, our second granddaughter!

Prayer Requests

11/2/15  Please pray for our upcoming trip out west to speak in our supporting churches and meet with our financial and prayer supporters.  We always treasure these times. Pray that we would be able to communicate effectively what God is doing through TWR.

Prayer Requests

May 2018 Please pray for all the logistics surrounding our upcoming relocation to Cyprus.  Also please pray for Daryl as he begins to learn about the various responsibilities he will take on in his new role as European Technical Director.  Lastly, please pray for our Ministry (relocation) fund to come in.