Roy Burger was born in Great Falls, Montana, in 1960, but he lived most of his life in Southern California. He grew up in foster homes starting at age six, and he went through twelve foster homes by the time he was twelve. And although he was adopted, when he turned eighteen his adoptive parents divorced, prompting Roy to find his biological father and give his life to the Lord. Roy has now been married for twenty-three years and has three children. He has a master’s degree in Christian leadership.
Julia Burger was born in Venice, Italy, in 1960, and she grew up and worked as an elementary school teacher. Not feeling satisfied in life, she took a fateful trip to America in 1992 where she fell in love with the country and began working as an Italian-speaking guide in Los Angeles, California. She also met her husband, Roy, in 1994. She has a master’s degree in Christian ministry. Together Julia and Roy teach Bible study from their home.