Peru - John & Pilar Bonner
After serving Jesus for many years in Mexico and the U.S., the Lord led pastor John and Pilar Bonner to South America in 1999 to establish Calvary Chapel Bible College Peru. Ten church plants, an orphanage, and extensive international outreach have resulted, giving fruitful testimony of God’s faithfulness thru the Bible college's two (English and Spanish) programs. A beautiful 120 bed campus is nearing completion in Cajamarca, nestled high in the northern Peruvian Andes, which also hosts annual pastors’ conferences and leadership retreats. As director of the Bible college, John also serves as the senior pastor of Comunidad Cristiana Hosanna! Calvary Chapel San Diego has been involved since the beginning, sending teams to present surf camps, teaching and leadership retreats, as well as assisting with evangelistic outreach in the various church plants.
Hungary - Phil & Joy Metzger
Phil is the director of Calvary Chapel Bible College Europe in Vajta, Hungary. Students from over 20 countries attend with the desire to grow in their relationship and service to the Lord. Phil also pastors Calvary Chapel Budapest. Phil and Joy have 4 children, their oldest currently studies in San Diego, CA.
Poland - Chris & Sandi Wilk
Chris and Sandi Wilk are serving the Lord in southern Poland with three of their 5 children, Olivia, Graciella and Liberty Ann. They were sent out in 2005, and are currently living in a small city called Tarnobrzeg. Chris is an associate pastor who serves in the local church in Sandomierz, a city next to Tarnobrzeg. He is teaching the word, serving as an elder, working on a church plant in a city called Staszow and along with Sandi & their daughters is also helping out leading worship. “There is a great need here for solid, biblically sound churches to be raised up all over this beautiful country of Poland. To this end, we serve, pray and trust in Jesus to do a work of the Spirit to open the eyes of the blind and set the captives free ". Please join with us through your prayers, and as the Lord leads, financial support to stand with the Wilk family.
“So neither he who plants not he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth” 1 Corinthians 3:7
Japan - Rich and Eli Chang
Rich and Eli Chang are some of our most recenly sent out missionaries. They work in a number of churches in Japan and have found a heart for the Japanese people. Rich's ability to speak multiple languages has proved to be a huge blessing in their ministry in Japan. Please keep the Chang family in your prayers as they continue to minister to the Japanese people.
England - Mike & Theresa Howard
Mike and Theresa are our missionaries in Harrogate, England. They have three children: Sabrina, Seth and Sophia. Mike has been on the mission field since 1991 where he served the Lord and where he met Theresa in 1994 who was a missionary as well. They both served the Lord in Budapest, Hungary. They married in 1996 and the Lord led them to England in 1998. In 2000 they were led to Harrogate, England. Mike is the Pastor of Calvary Chapel of Harrogate and teaches at the Bible College in York. God continues to build the church. Over the years we have seen many people come to the Lord and the faith of others strengthened. With a strong military presence in the church we have had several times of church growth from those families who are stationed here for three years at a time. It is sad to see them go however but a great honor and privilege to minister and serve those who give their lives for us.
"Family Discipleship Ministries is a non-profit ministry that was established in 1994, under founder and director, Pastor Craig Caster. The main purpose of this ministry is to help the body of Christ to effectively minister through discipleship. To accomplish this goal, FDM offers biblical tools and training seminars on discipleship, marriage, and parenting, as well as how to implement these tools into church strategy. Family Discipleship Ministries also offers numerous materials in video and audio format, as well as workbooks and online resources in English and several other languages. The vision of FDM.world is to reach out to Christian churches, enabling them to disciple their congregations. To date, thousands of couples and parents throughout the U.S. and abroad have completed the FREE online biblical marriage and parenting classes hosted in churches and homes.”
Wes Anderson has more than 25 years of pastoral ministry experience. He has been serving as volunteer Chaplain to the Chula Vista Police Department since 2008 and with the Citizens’ Adversity Support Team responding to crisis and trauma since 2006.
Code 7 was founded in 2012 as an overflow of Wes’ heart to provide consistent encouragement and support to the needs our police officers.
Through Code 7, Wes currently serves more than 425 officers and civilian employees at Chula Vista, CA and National City, CA Police departments. He spends time on patrol with the officers in their police cars weekly. His focus is to assist the officers to develop spiritually, emotionally, and socially, and to counteract the negative impacts our law enforcement officers encounter daily.
Through this ministry, Wes brings hope into the workplace and positively impacts the lives of the men and women serving in one of our nations most stressful professions.
To the weak I became weak, to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some. 1 Corinthians 9:22