Who are the Brotzmans?
The Brotzmans consist of Nate and Leah Brotzman. Our family was recently established on September 24th, 2016 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Nate is a 9th Grade World History & Sociology Teacher at the Durham School of Creative Studies.
Leah works with Praying Pelican Missions as the Belize Operations Manager and Missions Consultant.
Nate loves sour patch kids, playing guitar, thrift stores, mexican food and reading the Bible.
Leah loves dark chocolate, blueberries, scented candles, dresses and having fun.
Nate grew up in Illinois, Wisconsin, and North Carolina and moved multiple times throughout his life.
Leah grew up in Pennsylvania and moved once when she was 4 to a house 10 minutes from her old one.
They met while Nate was on a mission trip with his church in Belize and Leah was leading it. It took about a full year and two mission trips before they realized God was up to something. For about the first 3 months of their dating relationship all they had was letters, emails and phone calls because Leah was down in Belize and up in Pennsylvania where she lived at the time and Nate was in North Carolina getting ready for his first teaching job and working at a butcher’s market.
Let’s just say it was a happy occasion when God opened the door for Leah to move to North Carolina even if it was still 2 hours away from where Nate lived.