We need to raise $5,000 a month to fund the efforts of our local leaders who are on the front lines of ministry doing amazing work that is locally grounded and international in scope. When you EMPOWER ONE of these leaders, you are mobilizing a movement under their leadership. We need you to join our team.
Each member of our Church Planting Team is committed to planting churches that plant churches, multiplying team leadership and sparking gospel transformation in the communities they serve. Together with your partnership, we seek to globally plant 1000 churches that help shape people into the image and service of King Jesus!
Elvis Batista has been with GO Ministries for 12 years and was one of our first graduates from the GO Seminary. He is the movement leader for the church planting movement in the Dominican Republic. His role involves overseeing and equipping all of the local pastors in the DR to be on mission, make disciples, and multiply leaders. Currently he is coaching and equipping 8 network leaders who are each coaching and equipping 6 -10 different leaders in over 100 communities. Additionally, he leads a network of new churches in Tamboril with his wife, Raysa, and their 4 children.
Isaiah Gabriel has been with GO Ministries his whole life as his father began the work here in Santiago. He is the Director of Discipleship and the upcoming Residency Program where people will be coming from all over the world to learn how to plant churches. Then they will return to their home country to start new networks of churches. He is energetic and always on the move, also pastoring a church in Las Damas with his family, Lenae and their two young boys, ages 4 and 1.
Enelsido Mendez has been with GO Ministries for 12 years. He is the Director of the GO Seminary of the Americas and he considers himself to be a servant first and foremost, encouraging the spiritual and theological growth of the local members and leaders for multiplication. Elido, as he is known, is not only a visionary but he executes the plan. He is primarily responsible for opening the doors for women to learn alongside the men at the seminary and also pastors the Hato del Yaque church with his wife, Modesta, and their two children.
Niurka Rodriguez D'Cruz has been with GO Ministries for almost 3 years and is a graduate of the seminary. As the Administrative Coordinator, she keeps the team very organized and prepared for the trainings and assessments necessary for equipping and planting new churches. She is an amazing event planner responsible for Seminary graduations and our yearly Global Church Planting Conference. She serves within the church planting team in women’s prisons, Mary Initiative, Prostitution Outreach Ministries, training leaders and creating advocacy for the sexually exploited as well as leading a new church with her husband in the community of Miraflores.
Francisco Javier del Rosario Silverio has been with GO Ministries for a little over 3 years. Francisco leads a church in Hoyo de Bartola with his wife and their children. As a network leader he provides care, accountability, and communication for other pastors and planters. In 2019 he began leading our assessment process in order to find and develop future church planters.
Pablo Peralta has been with GO Ministries for a little over 6 years. His GO Seminary training inspired him to take recovery ministry to the incarcerated. Currently, he is the Director of Prison Ministries for GO Church Planting. He and his wife, Jeanet, serve without condition and they love seeing how their teams develop together. Never stopping, he's always extending his reach to one more prison. Their influence has become established in 9 prisons and going with the development of prisoner based team leadership. They’ve seen hundreds of inmates come to Christ as they work to plant inmate lead churches. Pablo has a huge heart and generous spirit, always sharing whatever he has with the least of these.
Fernando Samo has been with GO Ministries for the last 6 months. He came to the Lord in the prison ministry and when he was released, enthusiastically joined the Prison team. He is currently studying in the seminary and teaches classes in both the prisons and the community. Samo loves the Word of God and the work is pure joy to him.
Victor Soto has been with GO for almost 3 years. He is the Logistics Coordinator for Church Planting, serving as a link between pastors and the ministry, managing aid for their churches as well as the services provided by the seminary, teaching materials and all the financial reporting each month. Since he accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior, he always wanted to be able to work for the Lord. Now that he has that great privilege, he likes everything he does, doing it with joy because it is for the Lord. He is known for his calm and quiet strength as well as his trustworthiness. Victor and his wife with their 3 boys are also planting a church in Brisas de Yaque.
Moises Pimentel has been with GO for almost 8 years. He’s involved with the Prison Ministry through Church Planting, he also works as a translator for the seminary and also serves on the worship team (playing amazing guitar) at Central Church in Las Damas. He considers his contribution to the ministry as necessary to reach people who do not know Christ and help them to grow, whether it be in the prisons, the seminary or using his musical gifts on Sunday mornings. Moises and his wife have 4 adult children.
Julio Perdomo has been with GO Ministries for 8 months now. He manages the multi-media for GO church planting. His job is to professionally communicate the message that GO planters want to send to their audience, through graphics, photos, audios, and videos. He loves telling stories through videos because it is a very powerful form of communication. He knows that when good stories catch people and they identify with them, they receive the message in a fluid and natural way. Julio and his wife, Michelle, are pastoring a church in the community of Brisas with their 2 young boys, ages 7 and 3.
HOW YOU CAN EMPOWER ONE!
Financially: Through a monthly financial gift, from $10/month to $500/month! Every dollar makes a difference to help fund our team. Our need is $5000/month or $60,000 annually. Everything helps! There is no gift that is too small or too large! CLICK HERE to give now.
Advocacy: You can be an advocate by committing to raising a certain amount through your own social networks on social media, your small groups, your local church or your family. CLICK HERE to become a fundraising team leader (committing to raise $100/month up to $500/month).
WHAT YOUR EMPOWERMENT DOES!
Your $10 pays for one day of ministry for our local leaders.
$10 from you and from nine of your friends will pay for ten days of ministry for one of our local leaders.
A gift of $600 pays for two months.
And a gift of $3,650 pays for one year of ministry for one of our local leaders!