Bourne Ministry has been established to reach the Slavic community, uniting us in discovering and living out God's perspective for our lives. We are dedicated to serve and foster the growth of every individual who is striving to live by the will of God and for His Kingdom.
“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:2
1515 Auto Mall Loop
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
March 25, 2017
11am - 8pm
Register online $20
Register at the door $25
Addison Bevere is Messenger International’s Chief Operating Officer and Director of Publishing. He loves books, writing, and a good night’s sleep - the dream of a parent with small children. Addison’s passion is to help people realize who God recreated them to be and he has committed his life to this pursuit. When he’s not at Messenger, you can find him with his wife, Julianna, and their four kids: Asher, Sophia, Lizzy, and Augustus.
Aleksandr Shevchenko is a founder and Senior Pastor of House of Bread Church in Sacramento, California. He is an author, host of the talk shows Ugol and Position, the initiator of the TV project: The Slavic Nations’ Search for God, and an International Speaker. For more than 20 years, Aleksandr and his wife, Zhanna, have dedicated their lives to serving the Slavic people. Their mission is to bring to Christ as many people as possible and to promote spiritual growth in every Christian. Aleksandr and Zhanna reside in Sacramento, CA, along with two of their beautiful children: Daniel and Victoria.
Matt Gioia has been with the Messenger International team for over ten years. During this time, he has faithfully served and studied under John and Lisa Bevere, and he recently moved into the role of Staff Pastor. Matt attended Northpoint Bible College and is ordained through the Wave Network. A voice to this generation, Matt travels and ministers nationally and internationally. He has dedicated his life to loving God, reaching the lost, and building the Local Church. When Matt is not in the office or traveling with John, he enjoys spending time with his gorgeous wife, Jess, and their four beautiful children, Racquel, Dominic, Gianna, and Isaiah.
Evelyn Smane is a missionary, founder of the charity fund: Healing By Love, and a leader in the New Generation Church in Latvia, Riga. Ten years ago, she dedicated her life to serving God. Since then, she has preached the gospel in many countries around the world - including Ukraine, Tanzania and India. Evelyn graduated from the International Bible College: New Generation, in Kiev, along with the Slavic Missionary Bible School in Jacksonville, Florida, and also the Harvest Missionary School, in Mozambique, Africa, under the leadership of Heidi and Rolland Baker. Evelyn is completely devoted to Jesus and believes that God is willing to work through any individual - regardless of experience, age or status—who says to God, "Here am I, send me!"
Matthew McCluskey is an ordained pastor who lives in Jacksonville, FL, along with his wife, Maisi, and their three children, Mary, Flora and John. He has a Masters Degree from Harvard University, and has lived in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Germany and the United States. For the past seven years, he has helped lead Evangelism and Discipleship at the Slavic Missionary Bible School. Matthew has a passion for helping Slavic youth in the United States understand their identity in Christ and walk out an intimate relationship with their heavenly Father.
Imprint Band, established in 2006, released their first album in 2008. As of now, they have four albums and their new album is scheduled to be released this summer. The passion of Imprint is to share a message of God's love for each individual! The Almighty brought together a very diverse group of people and helped them realize a simple truth: Only His love can imprint someone's heart for life, forever. Only His love can change someone’s life for the better.