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Josiah Venture has grown from three couples in 1993 to over 190 staff today.

Canadian Board

Norm Millar is the Senior Pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel in London, Ontario. Norm spent 20 years in the computer industry and has experience in systems programming, analysis and design, plus specialization as a computer consultant, prior to transitioning to full-time pastoral ministry. Norm is a graduate (M.Div.) of The Master’s Seminary in Los Angeles and served as pastor of Family Ministries before planting a church in London in 2000. In the spring of 2006, the church transitioned to become Harvest Bible Chapel London associated with Harvest Bible Chapel of Chicago. Norm and his wife, Cindy, have five children and four grandchildren and delight in ministering with them for the Kingdom.

Don Crawford is the principal with the Cadence Consulting Group, where he helps facilitate faith-based not-for-profit organizational transitions. Previously, he served as lead pastor at Lambrick Park Church in Victoria, British Columbia, on Canada’s beautiful Vancouver Island. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario, Toronto’s Tyndale Seminary, and Arrow Leadership’s North American Executive cohort. Don, his wife Karen and their children Meggan, Fraser and Colin became acquainted with Josiah Venture through Gord and Brenda Nickerson. Prior to returning to Canada in 1998 Don was on staff at Cherry Hills Community Church, and served as Director of Public Ministries for OMF international, both in Denver, Colorado. Don is motivated to see missional churches properly balance their local and global responsibilities.

Terry Sanderson grew up on a dairy farm near Tillsonburg, Ontario. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario in 1983, he went on to pursue a Masters of Theology Degree at Dallas Theological seminary with a major in Pastoral Ministry. For two years following graduation, he served at Family Bible Church in Dublin, California, near Oakland. In 1989, Terry went to North Park Church in London, Ontario to serve as the Associate Pastor and in 1997 was asked to serve as Pastoral Team Leader. Terry serves as a board member for International Teams Canada and is a founding member of the Christian Churches Network of London. Terry is married to Chantelle, and they have two daughters Jenna and Jadyn. Chantelle led a short term team that worked alongside Josiah Venture staff at an English Camp in Poland, while Terry has been the main speaker for two Josiah Venture conferences. Terry and Chantelle have spent time with many of the JV missionaries and are excited about what God is doing in Eastern Europe through them.

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