Before coming to Tauranga in 2016, Pastor Doug planted a church in western Uganda called Calvary Chapel Fort Portal. In 2016, upon hearing the Lord lead them to New Zealand, Pastor Nicholas Kymuhendo became the lead pastor where he continues to serve in that role alongside his wife Grace today. God continues to show Himself strong to provide for thier needs, and has now blessed them with a son named Jessy.
Jono and Michele met in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and were married in 2010. They have four children, Abby (9), Daniel (8), and twins—Joseph and Benjamin (6), who are all home schooled by Michele.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jono and Michelle heard the Lord direct them to South Sudan, and in 2021 they moved their family to Kenya to prepare for thier ministry there. You can learn more through MAF NZ
Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.