Ray Bentley

Maranatha Chapel
California, USA

A graduate of Calvary Chapel Bible College, Pastor Ray served at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa at the House of Psalms, Calvary Chapel of El Cajon and Horizon Christian Fellowship in San Diego, California. He founded Maranatha Chapel in August 1984, teaching a midweek Bible study in a recreation center with 30 people. Today Maranatha serves 7,000 people weekly with additional satellite ministries, including K–12 Maranatha Christian Schools. Ray is host to the daily Maranatha Radio show heard on stations across the United States and around the world. Ray has authored five books including his latest, The Holy Land Key. He is married to Vicki and they have two grown children and seven grandchildren.

Brian Brodersen

Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa
California, USA

Brian has been involved in pastoral ministry for over 35 years. He served as senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Vista in Southern California, and also as a senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Westminster, London, England. Brian has been involved extensively in missions and church planting work throughout various parts of Europe and currently serves as the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa in Southern California. He is the featured speaker on the Bible teaching program Back to Basics and is known for his clear and challenging exposition of the Scriptures. Brian and his wife Cheryl have four children and five grandchildren.

Keith Carmody

Secret Harbour, Western Australia

Pastor Keith Carmody, with his wife Helen, oversee the growing work in Secret Harbour Western Australia. Keith grew up in in South Fremantle Western Australia, and he and Helen both came to the Lord on a Tuesday evening in 1977. Keith originally was ordained with the Foursquare Churches in Australia before being ordained by Calvary Chapel San Bernardino through Pastor John Miller in 1989. He and Helen pioneered the work in Secret Harbour, a golf links estate, located on a fantastic surf beach in Secret Harbour which is 62 kms south of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. Their fellowship has a laser focus on evangelism in Australia complemented by the expository teaching of the Word of God. Keith is a chaplain for the Western Australia Police Force and also for the Australian Rules Football team, the Fremantle Dockers. The Carmodys were married in March of 1976, and they have four grown children and twelve grandchildren.

Brad Hall

NBC & One Love Congregation

Brad began serving in pastoral ministry in 1995, planting a church in Maui, Hawaii, in 1998. After serving as senior pastor for 12 years, Brad and Christy, along with their three kids, moved to Australia. They arrived on the Northern Beaches of Sydney in 2010. Though Brad believed they would plant a church straightaway, God had other plans. Over the next six years, Brad worked in a few churches but mostly served as an itinerate minister, speaking at churches, retreats, and conferences. During this time, the Hall family immersed themselves in Australian culture and assimilated to the Sydney lifestyle. At the end of 2016, God opened the door for Brad to step into Narraweena Baptist Church as senior pastor with the intent to also plant a new church using the same facilities. Brad currently pastors both the NBC and One Love Church congregations.

Darryl Henchie

Calvary Chapel Perth
Western Australia

Pastor Darryl Henchie served in the Australian Military and completed a tour of duty in Vietnam that lasted from 1969-1970. He commenced Bible training with the Foursquare Gospel Church in 1978, which lasted for approximately four years. In 1982 he moved to Albany to pastor a Foursquare Gospel Church and did so for eight years before resigning and moving to Mandurah and starting a Calvary Chapel. Eleven years later he accepted an invitation to pastor Calvary Chapel Perth. During that time, the church established an outreach missions program to Vietnam, which has been ongoing for more than eight years. This has involved traveling multiple times per year to teach, equip, and encourage local pastors and believers in the non-government registered underground churches. Pastor Darryl has served the Lord as a pastor for the past 35 years.

Pete Nelson

One Love Church, Thousand Oaks
California, USA

As a pastor, musician, and evangelist, Pete Nelson's worldwide travels have given him a unique perspective on the church as well as the global need for the Gospel. Pete received Christ as a senior in high school. By age 19, Pete was leading evangelism efforts and teaching Bible studies. As a youth pastor, Pete formed a band, The Kry. The success of The Kry launched Pete into evangelism on a global level, traveling worldwide, preaching the Gospel, and planting churches throughout Europe, Asia, and Australia. Pete's previous pastoral experience includes: senior pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque, founding pastor of White Fields Community Church in Longmont, Colorado, and teaching pastor at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. Pete recently planted One Love Church in Sydney, Australia, and is now currently planting One Love Church in Thousand Oaks, California. Pete is married to Angie and has three children and two grandchildren.

Bill Welsh

Refuge Calvary Chapel Huntington Beach
California, USA

Bill Welsh came to Christ in 1970, and soon after began his journey of ministry work. He served as a worship leader, a youth leader, and he took on various other ministry roles until becoming a pastor in the Coachella Valley in 1978. With a heart for missions work and church planting, Bill, his wife Joy, and their four children began doing missions trips to Australia in 1987, eventually moving to Australia in 1991 where they started Calvary Chapel Melbourne. After expired visas sent the family stateside, Bill served on staff at Calvary Chapel Albuquerque for two years before accepting a call to pastor in Huntington Beach, California, in 1997, where he still serves today. Serving not only within the walls of Refuge, Bill can also be heard on KWAVE (107.9 FM) Monday through Friday at 4:30 p.m. His passion is to not only share the Gospel with the lost, but to equip believers to impact the world around them for Jesus until He calls us all home.

Worship Leader

Scott Cunningham

Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa
California, USA

Special music by Scott Cunningham who oversees the Worship Ministry at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. He is also the director of the School of Worship, which offers a nine-month course in which they train, disciple, and equip people who feel called to worship ministry. Scott is also the Director of Calvary Creative, a ministry developed to lead, train, and provide resources for the church.