The Burkholders have been missionaries in Tanzania since 2001. They started the TRUTH Center ministry in 2007. The heartbeat of the TRUTH Center is the Truth Baptist Church which has the vision of reaching the small town of Katesh and the surrounding villages in the Hanang district. The ministries of the TRUTH Center include the Kweli (Truth) Learning Center a Christian elementary school, The Timothy House ministry, the Mathew House ministry, a Bible Institute, national pastors training, village church plants, and various community projects. The Burkholders have three children Hannah, Caleb, and Sarah.