Cole and Theresa Daum have been married since 1992. They have three children, Nicolas, Hayden and Carter.
Cole accepted Christ in 1986 while attending Grace Bible Church in his hometown of Dothan, Alabama where he also met Theresa. The couple attended Bob Jones University where Cole studied missionary aviation then subsequently joined the US Army where he served for 30 years before moving from their home in Atlanta, Georgia to the UAE in January of 2013 with their two youngest boys.
Cole has previously served as a Sunday School teacher for children, teens and adults. He also served as a Bus Captain in bus ministries which provide un-churched youth transportation to church gatherings, and various outreach ministries including mission trips to Mexico and Portugal. Cole has also had the privilege of leading all three of his boys to Christ.
Cole and Theresa have been attending New Life Church since the summer of 2013. Theresa actively serves in the Children's ministry and Cole leads a Home Group.