• Roy, Nathan, Luke and Angela - Naperville, IL 2018

    Roy, Nathan, Luke and Angela - Naperville, IL 2018

  • Luke, Angela, Roy and Nathan Verrips - Naperville, IL 2018

    Luke, Angela, Roy and Nathan Verrips - Naperville, IL 2018

  • Luke, Roy, Nathan and Angela Verrips - Naperville, IL 2020

    Luke, Roy, Nathan and Angela Verrips - Naperville, IL 2020

  • Rachel, Angela, Roy and Nathan Verrips - Dubai 2004

    Rachel, Angela, Roy and Nathan Verrips - Dubai 2004

  • Angela, Luke, Nathan and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2006

    Angela, Luke, Nathan and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2006

  • Angela, Luke, Nathan and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2008

    Angela, Luke, Nathan and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2008

  • Roy, Angela, Nathan and Luke Verrips - Dubai 2009

    Roy, Angela, Nathan and Luke Verrips - Dubai 2009

  • Nathan, Angela, Luke and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2010

    Nathan, Angela, Luke and Roy Verrips - Dubai 2010

  • Nathan, Roy, Angela and Luke Verrips - Abu Dhabi 2012

    Nathan, Roy, Angela and Luke Verrips - Abu Dhabi 2012

  • Nathan, Angela, Luke and Roy Verrips - Doha, Qatar 2014

    Nathan, Angela, Luke and Roy Verrips - Doha, Qatar 2014

  • Angela, Nathan, Roy and Luke Verrips - Doha, Qatar 2014

    Angela, Nathan, Roy and Luke Verrips - Doha, Qatar 2014

About Us

We are Roy, Angela, Nathan and Luke Verrips, a Christian family living in Naperville, Illinois for just over 4 years now. We are originally from South Africa, but spent almost 15 years living as a family in the Middle East.


We moved from Dubai towards the end of 2016, where we lived for most of our time in the gulf, but in between a few moves within Dubai, we have also lived a year in Abu Dhabi, and two years in Doha, Qatar. We are a bible believing Christian family who strive to put God at the center of our household.


We are currently seeking membership at Naperville Presbyterian Church. We pray and trust that God will continue to strengthen us in His mercy and grace, and that we may be a blessing to those He brings across our path.


Our Saviour is Gentle and Lowly in heart. (Matthew 11:29)


Yours in Him

The Verrips Family

(Updated October 2021)

Roy

Roy VerripsRoy works as a Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Systems consultant for Cential on #TransformativeRisk – Aside from spending time with his family he loves reading and does a little php, javascript and laravel β€œon the side.” You can contact or follow Roy on the following networks:

Angela

Angela VerripsAngela works from home (i.e. is a housewife) raising and homeschooling Nathan and Luke. Angela also strives to make our home a "safe haven", so enjoys also being a sales consultant for Norwex, North America. To relax Angela enjoys to knit and crochet. She is an excellent cook and her oven baked macaroni and cheese is legendary. She also enjoys baking cookies and other treats, so come hungry! Angela's Norwex consultant site and social network links are below:

Nathan

Nathan VerripsNathan is twenty, and loves board games, reading and programing things. Nathan is currently a student at College of DuPage pursuing an Associates Degree in Science which, but God's grace, is the first step on his path into optometry/ophthalmology. He also keeps busy editing and updating a number of Christian websites linked below:

Rachel

Rachel VerripsRachel was born in March 2004 with CMV (i.e. Cytomegalo Virus) – She had chronic hepatitides and severe jaundice from birth that eventually lead to complete liver failure, and she went to be with our Lord in November 2004.
Her constant smile touched everyone it fell upon and we are honoured that God shared her with us and made her part of our family, even for such a short time.

Luke

Luke VerripsLuke is fifteen years old and loves spending time with people, especially when they can talk through serious things like game theory and strategy (and sometimes just silly things too). Like his brother, Nathan, Luke loves strategy games, board games and role-playing games. The two of them are in various clubs and online groups and leagues. Luke's favourite video game is currently Destiny 2. Luke does stream a bit and you can see his endeavors on YouTube as linked below.

What we Believe

We are a Christian (Evangelical/Reformed/Protestant) family who believe the Bible to be God's true word. The below 7-minute video is a brief summary and explaination of "What a Christian is" and "What it is Christians Believe".

What is a Christian?

If you have any questions, feel free to email us.

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