Pastor Rich Kao is Director of 611 Global Churches. He planted Five Stones Church in Vancouver, BC, Canada and has assisted with many other church plants around the world. He has a BA in Biology (Carleton College), MS in Immunology (Univ. of Minnesota) and Doctorate in Strategic Leadership (DSL - Regent University). For more about Rich: https://www.fivestoneschurch.org/rich-memie-kao/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/richkao2/ or extended profile here.
Clem Ferris has traveled to 45 countries in over 30 years of ministry and is a seasoned prophetic voice in the Body of Christ. He previously planted a church in Fort Myers, Florida, and holds a B.A. from Michigan State University and an M.A. and Th. D. from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He serves on the team as one of our overseers, helping to plant and nurture new works. http://clemferris.com/
Mark Spencer is a Teaching Pastor at Bridgewood Community Church in Blaine. MN. He is also the founder and Chief Social Engineer of Clarity Coaching and Consulting. Mark has planted two churches and coached the launch of 3 others. He holds a BA in Sports Medicine (Ripon College), MA in Theology, and MA in Marriage and Family Therapy (both from Bethel Seminary). Mark embodies the pastoral gifting.
Gary Gilbertson was a Sr. Pastor for 20 years before founding and leading Prepare Ministries, a college and young adult outreach. He has mentored hundreds of men and women. He has his MTH from Dallas Theological Seminary and has led mission trips for college students to over adozen countries. He is the author of a discipleship curriculum called Draw Thru the Bible which has been translated into Russian, Arabic and Spanish. Gary is also known for his strong evangelistic gifting.
Pastor Jon Wong is Lead Pastor at Five Stones Church. He has been a senior leader in various compassion and humanitarian organizations, and has a BA in Architecture (Univ. of Manitoba) along with Masters degrees in theology (M.Th) and urban ministries (M.A.), both from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. For more about Jon: https://www.fivestoneschurch.org/jon-wong
Pastor Mario Bendezu is church planting in a historic Middle East city. He has helped plant four indigenous churches in Latin and N. America and was a pastor in S. Korea. He was a dental surgeon in Peru and has a second BA in cross-cultural studies and MA in Intercultural and Islamic Studies (Columbia International Seminary).
Pastor Issac Masuyama has planted an exciting church in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. A former CEO of the leading HR firm in Japan (Fuji Staff), God called Pastor Issac to start 21 Century Christ Church. https://21ccc.jp/ He has a BA in International Studies from Western Virginia University.
Pastor James Macrory along with his wife Cashel of 17
years and 4 children are excited to be a part of 611 global churches. James has served over 20 years in ministry as
well as in market place ministry as a store manager at Home Depot. He has his degree with Grace College of Divinity and was ordained through Manna Church, North Carolina in 2004.