Jesus Network in 2007
Jesus Network now
Shawn and Hayley
Shawn and Hayley started the Jesus Network in 2007 and haven't looked back. They oversee strategic development of the work while still maintaining close relationships with our contacts.
Ahmad and Esther
Ahmad led a network of underground churches in Afghanistan until that work was violently ended, forcing their family to flee as refugees. Settled in Kitchener-Waterloo now, they are reaching the local Afghan and Iranian population there.
Samson was born and raised in Pakistan where he was involved in pastoring and prison ministry. He leads an Urdu worship in Toronto and Durham region, and still visits Pakistan regularly to teach.
Adib has experienced betrayal, imprisonment, and extortion because of his faith. Finally having a safe home in Canada, he's dedicated to boldly sharing his faith with the Afghan diaspora.
When she was still a Muslim, Jesus appeared to her in a Dream and called her to follow him, and so she did! Dreamer teaches others about Jesus in her home church.
Obed and Tarana
Former Muslims, Obed and Tarana were persecuted in their home country of Afghanistan and eventually found refuge in Canada. They are are now pioneering Afghan outreach around the world.
Lisa is a local who supports the ministry's behind-the-scenes administrative work.
Mike and Janet
Mike and Janet are former overseas missionaries to Pakistan. They are now vital volunteer staff who head up our Arabic outreach.
Shiv was raised a Sikh, but was compelled by God's love and committed her life to Jesus. She studied apologetics and teaches others how to think critically about their faith.