stephen_laura_engagement008Stephen Spanjer founded WBOI in 2006 after completing his Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando. He was sent by his Presbytery (Southeast Alabama) in 2009 after accepting a church planting call in Neuenburg, Germany.

Stephen has been working to plant a reformed bilingual church, Neuenburg International Church, in Neuenburg am Rhein, Germany. Stephen married his wife Laura in 2011 and they have a daughter named Elsie.