Tim Boal, executive director of Go2 Church Planting Ministries, the church planting ministry affiliated with the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, has announced the following staff changes in preparation for the launch of the new Springboard Church Planting Strategy.
Oscar Chavez has been named the National Director of Hispanic Church Planting. The pastor of the La Cosecha Iglesia Cristiana in Lancaster, Calif., he previously served Go2 as the Western U.S. Church Planting Director. In his new role, he will be networking across the United States to oversee the Hispanic component of the Springboard Church Planting Strategy.
Chavez replaces Jesus Munoz, who is now overseeing church planting ministries in the Tampa, Fla., area.
Mike Silliman has been named Director of Coaching. The founding pastor of Elk Creek Church, a Grace Brethren Church in Oxford, Pa., he will train and equip coaches to come alongside church planters, providing greater accountability and instilling strategic thinking in the process.
Kenn Cosgrove is assuming the role of Prayer Coordinator. He recently retired after more than 35 years of pastoral ministry. He will create a nationwide awareness of prayer needs for church planters as well for the lost in the United States.
Rob Saunders joins the Go2 team as Director of Short-Term Trips. A graduate of Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind., he will coordinate the development of short-term ministry teams.