Steve Fitzpatrick

Rev. Steve Fitzpatrick-Dean

Reverend Steve Fitzpatrick: Pastor, Evangelist and Teacher is currently the President of Herald of Faith, an organization focused on developing pastoral leaders around the world. He and his wife Kathy have three children, two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren.

Steve’s list of experiences over his 49 years in ministry include; Youth Pastor, Evangelist, Assistant Pastor at four different churches, a Senior Pastor, and a Dean of three Bible Colleges. Steve has a Bachelor of Theology and a Masters of Divinity from Azusa Pacific University’s Haggard School of Theology.

During his travels he has trained and equipped pastors and leaders on six continents while making over 200 international trips. Although his passions used to include golfing and motorcycle riding, he is now very content when not teaching to either play cards with Kathy or watch his grandkids.

Stan DeKoven

Dr. Stan DeKoven

Dr. Stan DeKoven is the Founder and President of Vision International Education Network and its programs including:

  • Vision International College and Graduate School
  • Vision Publishing
  • Walk in Wisdom Seminars
  • International Association of Christian Counseling Professionals
  • The Family Care Network

Further, Dr. DeKoven is the Author of over 40 books and study guides in Practical Christian Living, which are an outgrowth of his extensive teaching ministry both nationally and internationally.

Dr. DeKoven is a graduate of San Diego State University (B.A. Psychology), Webster University (M.A. Counseling), Professional School of Psychological Studies (Ph.D. Counseling Psychology), Evangelical Theological Seminary (D.Min.) As an Ordained minister, professional counselor and educator, he is actively establishing educational programs in practical theology around the world, via the International Training and Education Network and his personal teaching/preaching ministry.

Ben Brinkman

Rev. Ben Brinkman

Pastor Ben Brinkman has been in ministry since 1999. He and his wife Katie started Canvas Church in January of 2013. Ben is an excellent communicator and is passionate about seeing people encounter Jesus, know His love and discover His plan for their life. He loves building the church with his wife and their two daughters Cara and Faith. Although he has slowed a step from his college days, his joy remains playing basketball, or riding his Harley, or taking his Jeep to the wilderness, or simply enjoying life!

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Rev. Stephen Ekeroth

Steve Ekeroth has been in the ministry for 40 years, serving churches in various pastoral, leadership and teaching capacities in Southern California. Steve was ordained as a minister of the gospel in 1984.

Steve is President and Executive Director of E4 Ministry Network, an association of independent Pentecostal and Charismatic ministers and churches who have come together under a common banner to fulfill the Great Commission. He is been a part of E4 Ministry Network since its inception in 1986 and was selected to serve on the Board of Elders in 1991. He is a pastor, teacher and conference speaker who has a passion and calling to encourage and equip the body of Christ, especially the next generation of Christian leaders. Steve and his wife Denise were married in 1984 and reside in Escondido, California. They have four children, Jordan, Lydia, Caleb and Rachael. In his spare time, Steve enjoys reading and cycling.

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