Frans was born and raised in South Africa and while engaged in a successful career as a dentist in England, the Lord graciously saved him and called him to the ministry. Frans graduated from the Master's Seminary in Los Angeles with a MDiv and ThM degrees and completed the Harvest Bible Fellowship church planting training program in Chicago. Frans has a desire to see families transformed, the church strengthened and the world impacted by training and discipling men in God-giving responsibility of spiritual leadership.
Frans is married to his lovely wife Christa and they have two children, Joshua and Hannah. He is very thankful to the Lord for His grace, in granting him a loving, supportive wife and faithful children. Frans enjoys a wide range of interests and activities such as surfing, hiking, camping, reading, and spending time with people.