Anne and I are Pastors to Pastors as well as a spiritual father and mother to many. We have the privilege of serving as counselors, consultants, and I personally give apostolic overseer to multiple churches and ministries. It is our calling and desire to serve these ministers and ministries by encouraging and helping them become all that God has called and gifted them to be.
Barry Jackson is pastor of Christian Fellowship Church of the Rio Grande Valley located in Harlingen, Texas. Barry is known as “Mr. Pastor.” No one seems to enjoy life as much as he does. A gifted preacher and homespun storyteller, Barry weaves his life experiences with great humor and Biblical insight into every message. Barry and his wife Susan founded “Liberty Ministries”, a home for troubled boys and girls. For over twenty years they devoted their lives to helping troubled young people find Godly direction. Barry and Susan have six children and live in Harlingen, Texas.
Philip serves Christian Fellowship International by helping oversee the network of CFI churches, as well as pastoring Christian Fellowship Church McAllen, Texas. He graduated from Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas in 1991, and then served in the Army for three years. Philip is a very gifted musician, worship leader and communicator of the Word. He and his wife Trish have two daughters, Lauren and Lenzy.
Scott served as a local church pastor for twenty years and then began his ministry to the body of Christ at large. He is a friend to ministers and church leaders. Scott and his wife Shannon minister together giving hope and bringing encouragement to God’s people through preaching, teaching and Spirit-led music. They have a heart to bless pastors, churches, and their families. Scott and Shannon reside in Kingwood, Texas.
Cory and his wife Melissa served as worship leaders of Christian Fellowship
Church, Harlingen for 12 years prior to Cory becoming pastor at Christian
Fellowship Church in Paris. Cory is a gifted communicator and teaches the
Scriptures in a very relevant and practical way. He and his wife Melissa are
very gifted musicians and worship leaders. They are blessed parents of three
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Eddie Howard is pastor of Christian Fellowship Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico. He pastored for 17 years in a mainline denomination before he and his wife, Mary Ann, decided to pioneer a new church in Albuquerque. Eddie has a big heart filled with love, generosity and compassion. He desires to see people discover their gifts and talents and then release them into the community where they live and work. Under his leadership the church became affiliated with Christian Fellowship International in 1997. Eddie and Mary Ann have three grown children.
Andy Esquivel is pastor of Christian Fellowship Church, Mercedes, Texas. He joined Ron Corzine in 1980 and they founded their first church in Mexico in 1982. Since that time he has founded several other churches throughout Mexico. Andy has a great passion for raising up “spiritual sons” and helping them get started in ministry. He and his wife, Ellie, divide their time between Mexico and southern Texas. They have one grown son, Andy Jr.
Brandon Farr and his wife Claudia have enjoyed serving local churches and mission fields since 1998. They have two children Tomas and Caio. As a family they enjoy traveling, bike riding and watching movies. Brandon likes to help people discover their purpose, to identify their spiritual gifts, and to get plugged into the plan of God.
Gary studied at Moody Bible Institute and has been working in youth ministry for the last seven years. His heart for the young people in Harlingen is to help them develop a close and passionate relationship with Jesus Christ. On his days off Gary often finds himself outdoors surfing, fishing or hunting. He started ministering to High Schoolers at CFC Harlingen in February 2012 and has since become an integral part of the ministry team.
Nuevo Progreso, Mexico
Ramiro is lead pastor of Iglesia Vision, Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. He is one of the many spiritual sons of Andy Esquivel. He joined the team in 1990. Since that time he has helped Andy found several other churches throughout Mexico. Ramiro has a great love for the Word of God and is a very gifted teacher.
Pastor Ryan Kibbe
Green Bay, Wisconsin
It was in October of 2012 that God called Ryan and Hope to embark on a new, non-denominational and independent work: Elevation Church. It is their collective vision to see God’s resurgence of power raise people to a new life in Christ, equip them, and engage the culture of Northeast Wisconsin through transparent and authentic community. Ryan is a gifted communicator who is passionate about seeing the kindgodm of God extended throughout all of Green Bay and beyond.
Founder & President
Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative (Blue Sunday) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with two goals: 1) To raise awareness among the faith community through our Blue Ribbon Church program and our annual National Blue Sunday Day of Prayer for Abused Children which is always the last Sunday of April which is child abuse prevention month. 2) Meet the needs the needs of abused children living in the Rio Grande Valley.
Dr. Gayle & Myrna Brogdon
Los Fresnos, Texas
LIFE (Laborers In Fields of Education) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that informs and equips educators from a Christian perspective on how to become more effective and influential in their schools and to promote the spiritual development and well-being of all school personnel.
We encourage Christian educators to serve those both in public and private schools. They do it by seeing their colleagues’ needs, praying for them, caring about them, and sharing with them the love of Jesus Christ.
We desire for educators to embrace the vision of LIFE, “When You Reach Teachers, You Reach Many!”