Tyler and Marina Behel
Pastors Northern Alabama Mission House
and Directors of Guatemala Operations
Tyler Behel is a Pastor of the Northern Alabama Mission House & Co-Director of Guatemalan Ministry Operations, youth prayer council leader, and member of the teaching staff at AeroNova. He is passionate about serving God's people in the nations and leads missionary efforts with his wife, Marina, in Latin America. After 12 years of service in the US Army, Tyler recently transitioned out of the active military to answer God's call to serve in a greater capacity in the work of God’s kingdom. He continues to serve in the Army Reserve and ministers to those in the military community. He has a B.A. in German and International Trade from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a Master of Divinity in Christian Theology from Regent University. His particular research interests include relational ecclesiology in the 1st-century Church and the Jewish heritage of the Christian faith. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Marina Behel, and three children.
Marina Behel serves as a Pastor of the Northern Alabama Mission House & Co-Director of Guatemalan Ministry Operations and women’s and youth prayer council leader for Aeronova. Additionally, she is the founder and senior leader of Bella por Gracia Ministries, based in Guatemala City, Guatemala, serving Spanish-speaking families throughout Latin America. Marina is passionate about serving teens and Spanish-speaking women, leading them to experience deeper intimacy with God. She has extensive youth ministry experience, leading Christian adventure camps in Guatemala, serving in previous years on staff at Olive Grove Summer Camp in Turkey, and leading youth organizations for the last 20 years. Marina enjoys spending time with her family in the outdoors and rock climbing in the Rocky Mountains. She and Tyler have been married for nine years and have three beautiful children.