Phillip D. Mosher was born in Omaha, NB and raised in Orlando, FL where he met and later married Ruth Lundy in 1961. In 1965 he was ordained to the Gospel Ministry by Palmcroft Baptist Church of Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from Southwestern College in Phoenix in 1965 and 1972 with a major in Bible. Phillip and Ruth served as church planting missionaries in the interior of Brazil from 1966 to 1998. The first 12 years were dedicated to the Nambiquara Indians, and the remaining 20 were in Cuiabá, Mato Grosso. They are retired in Bradenton, FL and have three daughters and seven grandchildren.