Carl Jones served for 30 years as a federal agent, retiring from a senior managerial role. He currently resides in Oconee County, South Carolina enjoying life with his wife Susan, their four grown children and four grandchildren. He continues to work as a realtor, real estate investor, farmer, and investigative consultant. Carl and Susan led a Sunday School Class for adult singles and became familiar with the ministry of Global Encounters through numerous class members who were actively participating in mission trips. They have become enthusiastic supporters of this ministry believing that God is using this organization to reach people in foreign lands and to cultivate leaders among the mission team participants.