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
Friday - Saturday
March 23-24, 2018
Friday: 7pm - 9pm
Saturday: 11.30am - 7pm
Register online $18
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.
George Davidiuk was born in New Jersey of Ukrainian immigrant parents. In 1970, he went on his first missions trip at the age of sixteen and has since traveled extensively to the former countries of the Soviet Union, having visited them over 100 times since 1973. He ministers in music and sharing the Good News at huge concerts in stadiums, parks, theaters and concert halls, sharing his deep faith in God. He just recently concluded several evangelistic crusades this past July in Ukraine. He also has a teaching ministry that takes him around the world conducting seminars for missionary students and ministers in various schools.
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 five beautiful children, Racquel, Dominic, Gianna, Isaiah, and Evander.
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.
Austin Bevere is the second-born son of John and Lisa Bevere and the marketing director of Messenger International. He is passionate about helping people renew their mind and align their emotions with the Word of God. He enjoys Star Wars, design, working out, hiking and beating his brothers (especially Arden) at sports. Austin lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado on the front-range of the Rocky Mountains.
Bogdan owns a successful business, has a number of investments, and is the founder of the Library of Lives project. He has been involved in many ministries, but primarily does interpreting/ translating live on stage, and exploring how God's Kingdom works and then teaching the discovered principles. His life’s motto is, “see a need, respond to it.” His hobbies are reading, woodworking, traveling, hiking, fishing, and just plain long walks. Married to Olga for over 10 years and together they have four beautiful children. They live in the sunny Florida.
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.