Our Families in the Field, Working Around the World
Wick and Jan founded Streams of Mercy to meet the needs of the most needy individuals—especially orphans—around the world. Streams of Mercy acts as a bridge: connecting over 40 homes for orphans and widows with individuals, churches, and businesses who have a heart to see lives changed. Wick and Jan serve as elders here at Christ’s Center.
George & Crystal work in Papua New Guinea with iCare4U, a ministry to children and mothers affected by HIV and AIDS in the capital city of Port Morseby. A native of PNG, George is also a long time friend of Christ’s Center, having worked with Youth With A Mission for many years. Both he and Crystal grew up in Papua New Guinea, and they expect to stay there for many years in this new venture.
Bruce and Patty are the Base Leaders at YWAM (Youth With a Mission) in Wylie, Texas. They lead short term outreaches to some of the poorest places on the planet, and run a Discipleship Training School. Patty works with Hope’s Gate, teaching widows and women rescued from human trafficking to make and sell jewelry to provide for their families.
Mark and Mary have been in leadership at YWAM Tyler for more than 30 years. Their ministry trains and sends out hundreds of missionaries to dozens of nations every single year. They even run a bread factory that feeds 10,000 people per day in a hostile, closed nation. Mark and Mary were the very first missionaries Christ’s Center ever sent out more than 35 years ago, and we love them!
Steve and Patti have an incredible heart for Lane County. Together, they are acting as a catalyst, helping the churches of Lane County to unite and become the Church of Jesus Christ, through prayer, worship, and joining together to show Jesus’ love in evangelistic and practical ways.
Rancho Los Amigos is a YWAM ministry providing a loving home, a Godly education, and caring role models to needy children in Juarez, Mexico.
Ciro has been a part of the Christ’s Center family for over 25 years, traveling with Pastor Jon and interpreting for teams in Central America. Currently, Ciro is ministering in Drug Rehab centers and schools in Tijuana in addition to coordinating the Cuba conference with Pastors Jon and Eliseo.
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Pastor: Joshua Rivas.