1billion.org – japan
Unreached people are those who have never heard the name of Jesus or met a Christian. They live in closed countries where Christianity is persecuted. Does this make them impossible to reach? With 1billion.org, you can reach across borders and reach people's hearts through mobile phones. 1billion.org shares Jesus in 192 countries worldwide.
Don & Terezinha Ammerman – Brazil
Don and Terezinha minister to the Amazon River people of Brazil. They are on staff at the YWAM base near Manaus and direct the Mount Salem Children’s Shelter that cares for varying numbers of river children. They have four children of their own.
Salik & Eliana Barkat – Pakistan
In 2005, God led the Saliks back to Pakistan to work with Christian Fellowship of Pakistan. Since then Pastor Salik and his team have been holding evangelistic and healing meetings throughout Pakistan, and God has used him to lead thousands to make a commitment to the Lordship of Christ. Pastor Salik has been helping with a children’s home, school and orphanage and has also established a Bible college where dozens of students are being trained to become pastors, evangelists and ministers of Christ’s gospel. Most recently, Pastor Salik broadened his ministry via a satellite Christian TV channel to reach thousands throughout Pakistan and other Middle East countries. They are blessed with four children.
Villy & LINDY BOHMER – WORLD OUTREACH
Villy and his wife Lindy are graduates of Christ for the Nations Institute in Texas, where they completed the school of Pastoral Ministry. The Böhmers founded a Christian school in Mafikeng, South Africa, and served for 17 years as missionaries in Sub-Sahara Africa.
In 2019, feeling the Lord was leading them to establish a new home-base back in the United States, they moved to Colorado. They officially joined Joshua Nations in the beginning of 2020 to partner with the worldwide Church to fulfill the Great Commission. They have a heart for discipling and empowering leaders in developing nations, helping people realize their identity and authority in Christ, and bringing the Good News to unreached people groups. They have been married 21 years, and are the proud parents of two sons, Jesse and Declan.
Craig & Stephanie Chanda – Spain/Morocco/ Europe
Craig and Stephanie serve in Southern Spain, reaching out to Spaniards and nearby North African Muslims. Craig specializes in teaching Creation (Genesis) seminars, Biblical Health and Nutrition seminars, and ZOE Ministries classes. Their two precious children are Nathaniel and Noelle.
curt & diana Chanda – world outreach
Curtis is the International Director of Global Teams. He has more than two decades of field experience with Frontiers International, an organization which shares Global Teams’ emphasis on reaching unreached people groups and equipping and sending believers from within new movements. Curtis and his wife Diana have spent the last 20 years living and working in a Muslim context in Central Asia, where their three daughters were born. Through God’s grace, they were able to plant the first churches in their area for Muslim background believers.
Leanna Cinquanta – Northern India
As founder of TellAsia Ministries, Leanna reaches native believers in the most needy and persecuted regions of India. She has catalyzed indigenous movements, rural schools, children’s homes, micro-business programs and various forms of creative outreach. Thousands of people receive hope, salvation and education through this cutting-edge ministry. Leanna is an alumnus of YWAM Denver and Fuller Theological Seminary and was awarded “Outstanding Graduate” by Regent University’s Doctoral program. She is a motivational speaker who is, in the words of one pastor, “global impact wrapped in a tiny frame, releasing both personal heart challenge and world changing strategies.”
christians united for israel
As the largest pro-Israel organization in the United States, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is the foremost Christian organization educating and empowering millions of Americans to speak and act with one voice in defense of Israel and the Jewish people. CUFI’s diversity across political, ethnic, generational and denominational lines maximizes its impact in communities, the media, on campus, and in Washington, D.C. CUFI is committed to confronting indifference and combating anti-Semitism in all its forms wherever it may be found.
community table – arvada
Community Table, formerly known as the Arvada Food Bank, was formed by five church congregations in 1982 to serve the needy and vulnerable in our community. From the beginning, Community Table has worked with city government, churches, schools, civic organizations, businesses and private citizens to ensure that the residents of Arvada and neighboring communities in Northern Jefferson County would have a place to go for emergency food. Our goal is to secure the resources (food, financial, physical, and volunteers) necessary to meet the nutritional and self-sufficiency needs of in our community.
Jude & Cindy Del Hierro – inner city denver
Jude and Cindy direct Confluence Ministries, an organization that successfully unites churches and inner-city outreaches to meet spiritual and physical needs in Denver. Using worship concert events as a platform, they also regularly take God’s love to foreign mission fields. Cindy gives training seminars that focus on women’s needs and giftings.
Dr. Russ & Lana Frase – World outreach
Russ and Lana are the founders of Joshua Nations, an organization that births and facilitates international Christian ministry. Two-year Bible schools are being established all over the world to train national leaders to reach their nations for Christ. Currently, more than 7,250 Bible schools have been planted! Within those schools, more than 160,000 students and nearly 40,000 graduates are changing their nations for Christ.
friends forever – arvada
Friends Forever Colorado, a Christian-based organization open to all, recognizes the challenges adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities face in forming lasting friendships and the powerful impact social relationships have on their health and psychosocial well-being. By fostering a community of support through weekly social gatherings, field trips, and seasonal camps at no- or low-cost to families, Friends Forever provides ample opportunity to establish friendships and a network of support for these families.
andrew & rachel harrison – metro Denver
The Harrisons serve on the Leadership Team at YWAM Denver, which is located in Arvada. Together their passion for worship has enabled Andrew and Rachel to help young people at YWAM develop their God-given sound and release them to the nations.
Jason & Anna holland – world outreach
Jason serves as the president of Joshua Nations. The Hollands have traveled to and ministered in more than 60 nations for the past 19 years. They both have a heart to bring hope to the hopeless, peace to the hurting, and encouragement to the body of Christ around the world. They are proud parents of three sons; Amos, Judah and Marcus.
ALI & PERVIN KALKANDELEN – TURKEY
For the past 20 years, Ali and Pervin utilized counseling, conferences, TV, radio and other media to introduce biblical concepts. More recently, they've concentrated on founding and leading two urban church associations in Istanbul and are pursuing a vision for a third to allow the Good News to transform lives among the many unreached people in their area!
A-Je & Nancy Kukaewkasem – Thailand
A-Je and Nancy minister to the Akha tribal people of Thailand and Myanmar (Burma). Along with evangelism, they train pastors and place them in villages that need a church. They founded the Akha Bible Training Center where students live and prepare for ministry in their villages. This Center includes “House of Joy,” home for 100-plus orphaned and neglected children. Their two sons are Zion and Silas.
Abrie & Natalie Marx – Swaziland
Abrie & Natalie are native South Africans who are running a wonderful ministry in Swaziland, South Africa. They plant churches and make disciples in remote villages, as well as care for widows and orphans in Mhlosheni and Emayiwane. Abrie has a huge heart for the nations and travels around Africa and South East Asia, sharing the Gospel.
MISSION ARVADA – ARVADA
Mission Arvada helps the poor, homeless, marginalized and forgotten with the love of Jesus Christ by providing day shelter services including meals, showers, clothing and severe weather items. The organization also helps identify clients deepest needs and connect them to services such as mental health, benefits, legal, medical, dental, housing resources and many more.
Jerry & Rachel WITT – MEXICO
There are people in the mountains and cities of Mexico who have been forgotten or rejected by society or the church. Living by the motto "Loving the Forgotten," the Witt family loves on them by dedicating time and effort through service, discipleship and leadership training.
jachin & sarah pendleton – denver
Jachin and Sarah have been affiliated with YWAM for more than 20 years, starting in Colorado, then moving to Afghanistan to serve as part of the Leadership Team there. They also led the YWAM Redding and Las Vegas bases for a season before coming back to Colorado -- along with their six kids -- to become directors of YWAM Denver in 2021. They also serve on the Area Circle Team for the Western Region for YWAM.
George & Cheryl Morrison – World outreach
Pastor George and Cheryl share their many years of ministry wisdom with believers around the world. They are partnering with Convoy of Hope and other organizations to take pastors and leaders on tours to Israel. In addition, Pastor George is traveling with Joshua Nations to different countries, providing discipleship and training in their Bible schools.
mike & melissa mott – jerusalem
The Motts pastor at King of Kings church in Jerusalem.
NIGER PRoject/joshua nations – west africa
Joshua Nations is actively working to reach the final seven unengaged, unreached people groups in Niger, West Africa. Faith is specifically partnering to reach the Malian Tamajeq people. Breakthrough has already been seen in several of the groups, with the first believers and the early stages of a church!
Bobby & destiny sayrE – japan
"Our goal in Japan is help established churches thrive and for new churches to be planted. The Sayres are currently planting their first church. Using English teaching and other methods to share the Gospel, they're wanting to see as many people saved as possible since less than half of 1 percent of Japanese people are Christians.
Bryan & JOY Sederwall – denver dream center // Inner City denver
The Denver Dream Center's mission is to reconnect people who have been isolated by poverty, substance abuse, gangs, imprisonment, homelessness, abuse and neglect to God and to a community of support. The DDC helps meet these people's physical and spiritual needs while giving them opportunities to develop a support system that fosters positive, long-term, God-honoring changes in their lives.
Yaku & Manju Tamang – Nepal
With hearts to evangelize and pastor Nepali and tribal peoples, Yaku and Manju have grown a house church into a sizable congregation. They are seeing souls saved, delivered and healed in their city! The Tamangs have adopted four children whose parents were killed by Maoists.
Ken & Doris Urban – denver & world outreach
As gifted leaders and servants, the Urbans are used in many ways at the YWAM-Denver base, especially to help train and disciple would-be missionaries through YWAM’s Frontier Missions and church-planting schools. Over the years they have led outreaches to many countries where Ken’s construction skills have resulted in housing, worship centers, and hospitals. Ken also oversees a woodworking ministry in Kazakhstan.
Victorious Christian Harvesters/dAVID & dONNA BLANCHARD – Mexico/Cuba/El Salvador
Victorious Christian Harvesters is a Latin American ministry with a vision of 10 million Bibles and 10 million souls. Their focus is on winning the lost and training the body of Christ to enter into the harvest fields and taking the Gospel of Jesus Christ worldwide.
Peter & Linda Warren – Denver
Peter and Linda are the directors of YWAM-Denver, which is one of the largest missions training bases in America. Students come from around the world to be trained. Peter ministers to churches through music and speaks at YWAM bases all over the world.
Marek & Ala Wyrzykowscy – Eastern Europe
Marek and Ala are from Poland and have been with Campus Crusade for Christ in Eastern Europe and Russia since 1990. They train and oversee leaders in a 20-nation region of countries that include Ukraine, Belarus, Romania and Slovakia. Their current residence is Budapest, Hungary.