Matthias and Melissa Linke first traveled to COTP with E3 Church from Scottsdale, Arizona on a missions trip in 2011. God had already planted in their hearts a desire to adopt from COTP and they brought their three children back to Haiti in November 2013 to bring Lysette (Gedline) home. Matthias and Melissa attend Gateway Church in Scottsdale. Matthias is a physician working with patients who need rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury. Melissa is an elementary school teacher who substitutes when she is not caring for their 4 children in Phoenix, Arizona.