Daniel and Luzanne Esmeraldo join Larry Kreider to share their love for the nations and how they champion the younger generation through correction, encouragement, and guidance. The Esmeraldos explain the value of having an approachable spirit and teachable heart, how Jesus is the source, and what biblical leadership looks like.

Daniel and Luzanne Esmeraldo have been YWAM missionaries for more than 24 years. They currently serve on the leadership team of YWAM Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. Their work involves discipleship of young people, worship ministries, and outreach through events. The Esmeraldos have two daughters and one son.

Quotable Quotes:

  • “When we’re united in the vision and in God and in prayer and to one another, then we are a strong team, and we can walk in unity.”
  • “God entrusts us with people.”
  • “Don’t let anyone else take the place God has made for you.”
  • “Don’t let fear, pride, or any circumstance hold you back from what God has prepared for you.”


  • To gain the support of others, make sure they understand the “why” and “how” behind your actions.
  • Check in with God before making decisions.
  • John 15
  • When couples work well together and rely on one another’s gifts, their team and those around them also benefit.
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:24
  • Don’t overlook the opportunities right in front of you.

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