A inspiring chat with loving dad and author of The Unofficial Guide to Fatherhood,Doug Lauffer. Doug is a minister, educator, and entrepreneur. He is an Associate Professor at Community College Beaver County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Lauffer was ordained in 1976 and has served churches in WesternPennsylvania, Senegal and Uganda, Africa. He has Master of Arts from the Saint John of Damascus School of Theology, University of Balamand, Lebanon. His Master of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is in Telecommunications. He has Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in the French language. He also obtained an Associate degree in Science at Westmoreland County Community College, Pennsylvania.
Doug spent many years of specialized training in Biblical studies, cultural anthropology, applied linguistics, and translation methodology. His
wife, Vicki Lynne Reynolds Lauffer, trained with him. Vicki and Doug went to Senegal, North West Africa in 1977 where they served in two villages for about two years. As a language specialist, Mr. Lauffer quickly learned the Manjako language, the people whom he and his linguist wife served. The Manjako people are a race predominantly located in northwest Africa. http://www.springerreference.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/
Their third child was born in Simbandi Balant, Senegal, Africa on
December 19, 1978. He was christened Brent Jacques FM Lauffer (FM
representing Formosa Marina). Brent worked at Federal Express but he
had to go on permanent medical leave because he needs a liver transplant.
The Lauffers are raising money for Brent. Go to the following website and
search for Brent Lauffer. https://m.helphopelive.org/