The Crisis In The Middle East Explained
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Locally, we support Hope Now For Youth on a monthly basis. Hope Now For Youth is a Christian emergency rescue organization ministering to young gang members, ages 16 to 24. Our long-term desire is to plant more local churches in the greater Fresno area.
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
Chantha and Sharon Kong: Chantha is the Pastor of Hope Now Bible Church in Phnom Penh (A recent church plant in Cambodia) and is a student at Moody Bible Institute. He and his wife Sharon work together to bring the message of Jesus Christ to deported Cambodian/Americans.
Pastor Chantha is also on the staff of Hope Now For Youth as the development counselor to deported Cambodian/Americans in Phnom Penh. He encourages them by sharing Jesus Christ, helping them find employment, and dealing with alcohol and drug addictions and depression.
Hope Now Bible Church, Sanger (Click For Webpage).
A new Hope Now Bible Church has come to Sanger. Led by Pastor David Maravilla, this new church meets every Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Click here to view webpage for more information and how to contact Pastor David.
Fresno Leadership Team
Roger is the Executive Director and CEO of Hope Now For Youth, a Christian emergency rescue organization that helps young gang members, ages 16 to 24, get out of the gang life and into a job. Hope Now accomplishes this goal by sharing the love of Jesus Christ with each young man who enters the program. Roger is a licensed pastor and an elder in Hope Now Bible Church.
He attended Riverside Community College, Biola College (University), and Moody Bible Institute. Roger received his certificate in Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing from Babson College. He graduated with High Honors from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies.
Roger was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard in the early 70’s. In 1980 he began a 24-year career with Berean Christian Stores (now Lifeway Christian Stores). In 2000 he became president of the company and served in that position for four years. He became Executive Director and CEO of Hope Now For Youth in 2004.
He has traveled extensively including such places as Antarctica, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, Cambodia, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Israel.
He has been married for 39 years, has two married daughters and seven grandchildren. (Five grandsons and two granddaughters).
Bryce is a graduate of Simpson University. He has served in various Christian ministries over the past several years including Forest Home Conference Center, located in the San Bernardino mountains. Currently, Bryce is the Director of Discipleship for Hope Now For Youth.
Bryce has a unique gift for memorizing Scripture and has mastered the books of Jonah, part of Philippians, all of Colossians and James along with large portions of Psalms and Isaiah and the Sermon on the Mount
Bryce has traveled to places such as the Middle East, the U.K.,India and Cambodia.
He leads music and preaches on various Lord’s Days throughout the year. He has been married for 9 years. He and his wife have three sons.