Roy Stover first came to Kenya in 1969 to teach science and Bible studies at Rift Valley Academy in Kijabe, Kenya. He was also in charge of the building and maintenance program. He met Helen Barnett and they were later married the following year. They both served as dorm parents at RVA for 22 years before moving to Eldama Ravine. He is also the current Pastor of AIC Eldama Ravine Town Church and helps run the missionary retreat centre with his wife Helen.