FCF Relational Gathering & CCF Leadership Summit Morning Session
May 20, 2017 . 9:30 am - 12:45 pm
Friday Evening, May 19
6:30 – 8:30PM, Evening Service open to all
Opening Remarks & Prayer, Bishop David Karaya
Speakers, Pastors Bob & Gail Buse
Saturday Morning, May 20
9:00-9:30AM Continental breakfast
9:30-9:45AM, Praise & Worship
9:45-10:30AM Session 1, Apostle Rafael Najem
10:30-10:45AM Ice breakers
10:45-11:30AM Session 2, Pastor Gail Buse
11:45-12:30PM Session 3, Pastor Mark Moder
Afternoon free time - lunch on your own
Saturday Evening, May 20
5:00-7:00PM, Evening Service open to all
Opening Remarks & Prayer, Pastor Vi Whitcomb
Offering, Bishop David Karaya
Speakers, Pastor Stephanie Moder
PASTORS BOB & GAIL BUSE
Bob and Gail have been active together in apostolic ministry since 1980. For over 36 years they have traveled to nearly 100 countries combined, preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. From house churches to corporate board rooms; from village hovels to nation-wide conferences, the Buses have connected with thousands of lives. Their vast cross-cultural experience helps them relate to all kinds of people and adapt to nearly every situation. Both are accomplished Bible teachers and move in the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
The Buses’ ministry passion is to prepare spiritual leaders for tomorrow and assist leaders of today. They accomplish this in the context of personal relationships and a commitment to serve. Bob and Gail help others build on a ministry call by imparting truth and wisdom, providing practical and relevant information, inspiring a vision for making a difference, and encouraging the heart to finish well. Together their unique personalities and gifting combined make a powerful impact wherever they go.
Bob and Gail have two married daughters and three grandchildren. They have been married for 37 years. When they are not traveling they reside in Brooksville, Florida. Both are ordained ministers with Faith Christian Fellowship International since 1979. Both are graduates of Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Gail (1977); Bob (1980). Bob is a graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a degree in Ministry and Leadership. Both are Certified Life Coaches through Ministry Coaching International. Gail has additional certification in Behavioral Analysis; Bob in Pastoral Counseling. Both are highly qualified and experienced in Leadership Training, Team Building and Strategic Planning Gail presently serves as International Ambassador for FCF Int’l which ministers in 50 nations.
PASTORS MARK & STEPHANIE MODER
Mark and Stephanie Moder are the founding pastors of Berean Fellowship Church in Pittsburgh, PA. Founded in 1986, the church recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. They are graduates of Rhema Bible Training College (Tulsa, OK) and are ordained through Faith Christian Fellowship International of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Pastor Stephanie also serves as the organization’s East Region Representative and Pastor Mark is a Relational Representative with FCF International.
Mark’s desire is to raise up strong, balanced Christians who are active in their local church, fulfilling their part of the Great Commission. Besides pastoring, his calling to teach God’s Word has taken him many times to the regions of Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America. He is a well respected Bible teacher, known for his balanced ministry.
Stephanie ministers the Word of God with humor and freshness and flows in a strong prophetic and healing anointing. A gifted writer, Stephanie has been creating successful Vacation Bible School and Christmas outreach materials for decades. Each year, she oversees an outstanding VBS program and a powerful Christmas outreach for the surrounding communities. Cosmic Zenith Heroes is her first published VBS curriculum. It is available nationwide with more material to follow.
Their TV program Overflow can be seen several times weekly on Cornerstone Network’s Faith & Family Channel. And they are the host pastors for powerful Healing Crusades that are held quarterly at Berean by Pastor Billy Burke of World Outreach in Tampa, FL.
Mark and Stephanie have been married for over thirty years and have three children.
APOSTLE RAFAEL NAJEM
Rafael Najem was born in Beirut Lebanon, and was saved in 1971 through a Foursquare Missionary. He is a graduate of Life Bible College class of ’74. He immigrated to the United States in 1976 and was ordained by Middle East Gospel Outreach Ministries in 1980 and by Faith Christian Fellowship International in 1994. He co-founded Community Christian Fellowship, now CCF Ministries, (CCF) in 1982 and in 1990 he began to function as the CCF Senior Pastor. Rev. Najem is the founder and Administrator of Community Christian Academy, which was established in 1991 to aid families with a solid Christian education. As a visionary he has traveled to the nations proclaiming the good news of the Kingdom of God for the past 40 years. He moves under the authority and power of the Holy Spirit with a message that is practical, relevant and life-changing. He is a dynamic teacher and preacher of the Word of God. He is the father of three adult children (Jennifer, Laura Wagner and Joshua) and a proud grandfather. His life is centered on his family and ministry.
Rev. Najem co-founded the Citywide Church of Greater Lowell in Lowell, MA; a movement of unity and solidarity for churches in the area. He has a passion for missions and believes that the heartbeat of the church is missions. Having an apostolic calling he is a mentor and a father to Pastors and Christian leaders across the globe who seek to transform and influence the world with the message of the Kingdom of God.