Terry Turner


Originally from southwest Ohio,  Terry brings an eclectic range of experience to the Africa Sunrise Communities team, consisting of information technology, marketing and communications, theology, missions and practical cross-cultural living. Born again at a young age, he rededicated his life to Christ in his early 20s and has sought to live a life useful for the work of the kingdom.

Employed as web developer for over a decade, Terry previously worked in corporate IT, overseas missions, small businesses/nonprofit technology consultancy, and five years as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army.  Since marrying Natasha 22 years ago, they have together embarked on a series of overseas ministry experiences, having lived for extended seasons in Tanzania, England, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Nigeria along with their three kids – Terry III, Ethan and Mayah.


  • Defense Language Institute: American Spanish Course, 2006
  • Signals Intelligence Analyst Course, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science [History & Spanish], Charter Oak State College, 2015
  • Master of Arts [Theological Studies], 2019
  • ThM – Master of Theology [Theological Studies] – Completing in 2024

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