The Reverend Dr. John W. Lucas

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The Reverend John W. Lucas is a man with a heart for Christ and a long time zeal for spreading the Good News. His compassionate, humble and wise spirit makes him the spiritual shepherd and go-to person for many church leaders all over the world.John is a veteran Gospel radio broadcaster whose programs have been heard over the airwaves of western Canada and East Africa for more than 40 years. He is involved in Canadian pastoral ministry for more than 50 years and has ministered at pastor¹s conferences on 6 continents.John is the former National Coordinator of The Fellowship of Christian Assemblies of Canada and is currently Elder Emeritus. He also serves as a board member on 21 Christian charities and humanitarian agencies in N. America.


Mrs. Doris P. Lucas

Doris was born into a Christian family in Stirling, Ontario. Knowing the call of God in her life for missionary service, she received her Bachelor’s in Religion from Indiana Wesleyan University, and then graduated as a registered nurse from General Hospital School of Nursing of Belleview, Ontario. Her first assignment was to serve in a Pentecostal Hospital in the North West Territories of Canada.After four years in the North West Territories, Doris married John W. Lucas. Shortly after, when John received a clear direction as to the forming of The Maranatha Evangelistic Association, Doris joined her husband in their commitment to establishing churches, facilitating missionaries and their humanitarian efforts worldwide.Missions have been a high calling all of their married life and ministry together.Both Doris and John Lucas have three children – John III, Paul and Rebecca.


F. Allan Johnson

Allan has served on the board of MEA Worldwide / Maranatha Evangelistic Association for more than 25 years. He also serves on the board of World-Wide Missions Society of British Columbia and has done so since 1988. Allan is currently a Director on the Canadian Llama & Alpaca Association Board and is a Past Vice President of Alpaca Canada. He has been employed in the life insurance business for 30 years and presently directs an independent brokerage.Allan is the proud father of seven children and ten grandchildren.


Christopher Ronald Vijesh

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Christopher was born and educated in India. He currently works as in an upper management capacity of an international telecommunications company. He provides the engineering services for the weekly Sunrise Miracle Hour radio broadcast productions. Christopher also serves as an elder in his local Church and is a recognized Bible preacher. He has served as interpreter for internationally known ministers conducting evangelistic crusades in the third world.


Glenn G. Edwards

Raised on the farm at Three Hills Alberta, Glenn graduated with a BSc. in Ag from the U of A, and an M.B.A. from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa OK. In 1992 Glenn returned to Tulsa to complete a two year ministry training program at Rhema Bible Training Center. Glenn has spent the last 30 years in the Land Development and House Building Industry both in Canada and the USA.