Rad and Pat Houmphan, centre, have a long history of working in the Mennonite church. When they came to Canada as refugees in 1979, Otto and Florence Driedger of Regina, far left and far right, helped them settle in Regina. Pat attended Swift Current Bible Institute and Mennonite Brethren Bible College, and eventually graduated from Trinity Western University in B.C. He served as pastor and church planter at Grace Mennonite Church in Regina from 1982 to 1986 and from 1987 to 1992. Together, Pat and Rad served as missionaries in Thailand through the Commission on Overseas Mission from 1996 to 2002 and Mennonite Church Canada Witness from 2002 to 2011. Pat and Rad continue their work as independent missionaries in Thailand.