“I am excited about the hiring of new staff to join our team in our continuing efforts to reach North America and subsequently the world for Christ. All of these ministry leaders bring a vast wealth of experience to their positions and represent many years of significant church planting experience,” he said. “I am delighted they have agreed to join the GO-2 team.”
Those beginning their ministry with GO-2 on January 1 with titles and ministry descriptions include –
Dr. Musa Asake – African People Groups Church Planting Director, Jos, Nigeria. Dr. Musa Asake is a graduate of Grace College and Dallas Theological Seminary and former Executive Director of the Evangelical Church of West Africa. In his position he has overseen as many as 6,000 local churches and worked with hundreds of church planters both from his home base in Nigeria and through his many international travels. Dr. Asake will provide valuable insight into the strategic planning and oversight of church planting among African peoples in North America and the world.
Rev. Arnold Betoney – American Indian People Groups Church Planting Director, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Pastor Betoney has been involved in Navajo nation church planting for more that twenty years. Pastor Betoney has been highly engaged in the training of young men for church planting ministry both through local church-based training programs and through American Indian Bible Institutes. His wealth of experience and understanding of the American Indian culture will provide strategic leadership for this part of the GO-2 ministry operation.
Rev. Ron Boehm – US Director of Midwest Church Planting, Macedonia, Ohio. Ron has more than nine years of working as a coaching coordinator and church planter strategist in the Midwest United States. Additionally, he has started a church and has been trained as a church planter coach, coordinator, assessor, and facilitator. He will oversee not only Midwestern church planting operations but provide valuable insight and help in overseeing the church planter coaching systems of the ministry.
Rev. Oscar Chavez – US Director of Western Church Planting, Lancaster, California. Pastor Chavez has been training church planters on the West Coast and Latin America for many years. He is committed to providing training, assessment, and coaching to church planters and brings his own experience of having started three new churches to the Go-2 ministry leadership team.
Rev. Clive Craigen – Church Planting Mobilization, Chicago, Illinois. A professor at Moody Bible Institute, Clive will provide church planting ministry opportunities for students and help in the recruitment of new church planters for North America and the world.
Rev. Antonio Figueira – Lusophone Church Planting Director, Porto, Portugal. Rev. Figueira oversees the Didiclesia network of church planters among Portuguese speaking peoples. Portuguese is the world’s sixth largest language. Pastor Figueira is a graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute and will provide strategic oversight to Portuguese speaking congregations and church plants in North America.
Rev. Steve Galegor Jr. – Albanaphone Church Planting Director, New York, New York. Rev. Galegor presently operates the oversight of Albanian Church Planting among the Albanian diaspora. Albanian nationals have suffered much through the years because of ethnic tension in the Balkans. Pastor Galegor, working through the BILD network, has been developing church planting leaders in both Albania and America for many years. He will continue his work through the ministry of GO-2 Church Planting.
Rev. Jesus Munoz – Hispanaphone Church Planting Director; Tampa, Florida. Rev. Munoz has resided in the United States for many years, planting churches in the Tampa Florida area and providing oversight to Hispanic churches nationwide. An expert in training and church planting, he will provide strategic oversight and church planting implementation programs among the Spanish speaking peoples of North America.
Rev. Jim Snavely – US Northeast Director of Church Planting; Bloomsburg, Pa. A church planter himself, Rev. Snavely brings over twenty-five years of church planting experience to his position. He has developed an extensive church planter assessment system which identifies and prepares church planters for their positions and opportunities. Additionally, he provides networking opportunities for local churches, pastors, and business people who have an interest and passion for church planting.
Boal concluded, “We are very pleased to welcome these new staff members to our team. We look forward to participating together with them in the fulfillment of the Great Commission. Contributions and gifts, which are fully tax deductible may be sent to –
GO-2 Church Planting Ministries
320 North 3rd Street
Telford, PA. 18969″
More information is also available on GO2’s blog by clicking on www.go2churchplanting.blogspot.com