Welcome to Closure for Jesus! We are a growing group of conservative Seventh-day Adventist Christians, and a self-supporting ministry based in beautiful rural Kentucky. Presently our staff includes: Kalon and Danna Gesellchen, David and Debbie Brummel, and Dr. Don Miller.
Kalon Gesellchen was born in North Dakota & raised in the small town of Goodrich, as a fourth generation Seventh-day Adventist. He obtained an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from North Dakota College of Science in Wahpeton, ND in 1983. Kalon later furthered his education at University of Mary in Bismarck, ND when he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in X-Ray Technology in 1997. Kalon rededicated his life to Jesus 2004. Along with his wife, Danna, Kalon attended medical missionary school at Centurion Ministries in Cypress Inn, TN in 2014. Kalon is an elder in the Sev- enth-day Adventist church and has taught Bible studies and natural remedies in small group settings along with his wife in their ministry, Closure for Jesus.
Danna Gesellchen was born at Fort Benning, Georgia and raised in Alabama. She developed an interest in the Seventh-day Adventist faith early in life after becoming friends with the Drs. Thrash and their family. She obtained an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science from Chattahooche Valley Community College, and an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from New York State University in 1986 and 1990, respectively. Danna joined the Seventh-day Adventist church in 1988 and obtained training in medical missionary work from Uchee Pines Institute, graduating in 1993 from the Lifestyle Counselor program. She subsequently taught in the Lifestyle Educator program for three years. Danna has traveled as a teacher/speaker for Closure for Jesus ministry.
David Brummel was born in St. Charles, Illinois and raised in a Catholic home. He joined the Seventh-day Adventist church May of 1980 after reading the book, The Great Controversy. He attended Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, graduating in 1989 with a degree in Agriculture with a minor in residential construction. Dave worked as farm manager for Laurel- brook Academy in Dayton, Tennessee for 2 years, and is also experienced in greenhouse management. He has also worked in consult with other academy agriculture programs. Dave has 7 years of experience in construction work. It is Dave’s desire to follow the counsel in the Spirit of Prophecy to establish agriculture as the basis of our training.
Debbie Brummel was born in Bequia, SVG as a third generation Seventh-day Adventist. She attended Sev- enth-day Adventist schools from early on through college, obtaining an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Southern Adventist University in 1983. Debbie obtained training in medical missionary work in 2008 at the LIGHT school at Wildwood’s Iron City campus. She has traveled to Cuba for the past 6 years to teach the LIGHT program to laymen. While Debbie still works as an RN, her focus is “catching fish”. Indeed, wherever she goes, a Bible study will pop up! Debbie is also a profi- cient teacher of stop smoking clinics.
Dr. Donald Miller, a Naturopath, graduated from Mt. Vernon Academy, and then attended Campbellsville University, graduating in 1970. He then enlisted in the US Marine Corps, in which he served for 14 years. After the Marines, Don spent a year on a farm in Missouri before being called to Uchee Pines Institute, where he worked as an editorialist for Drs. Calvin and Agatha Thrash, as well as edited the health journal Emphasis Your Health. Don took all the training courses offered at Uchee Pines, and taught in them as well. Since the mid-90’s, he has lived up to his motto, Have God, Will travel, spending the majority of the year in other parts of the world, lecturing, teaching, counseling. He has visited every continent but Antarctica.
Those who would like more information, please feel free to contact us. We seek dialogue with those of like mind and conviction, and further, we wish to arouse conviction in the minds of others.
THE GREATEST FREEDOM
The greatest freedom I have found I have found in You-
Free indeed, no longer bound, free to will and do.
Bowing at the cross, surprised at finding liberty,
I wonder in my repose, Lord, are You, too, free?
I see the work that You still do, in dealing with my sin.
How can You ever be, if I’m not pure within?
In my heart of hearts I know, I see!
I hold the key within my choice to set my Savior free.
Danna Lott, May 2010