Sandra has been married to her husband Ralph since 1962. Together they have four biological children who are grown, and four adopted daughters, and one son from China. Sandra home schools their younger children. She holds a Master's Degree, and is working towards her Doctorate Degree in Biblical Counseling. She is a liscensed Assembly of God minister on Staff of New Hope Assembly of God in Pinehurst, Idaho where Ralph is the Senior Pastor.
Sandra writes historical articles for The Morgan Horse Magazine, and inspirational articles for national magazines such as Women's Touch. For three years she wrote a semi- weekly inspirational column for newspapers called Moats' Musings .
Sandra published The Classic Old Line Morgan Horse, a historical book about The Morgan Horse, in 1999. She continues to update that book, and republish because of the demand.
Sandra writes a monthly newsletter called The Trumpet that has readership to many parts of the world both through e-mail delivery, and snail mail.
Sandra began traveling in China after receiving a vision of Faith on November 10, 1996. During her travels she became involved with the Underground Churches where she taught, counseled, and helped train Christians. She has worked in various China orphanages during the past ten years.
Sandra has led missionary teams into various areas, including China, Iceland, Mexico, and cities in the United States.