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Category: Awards

Dr. Stan Lindquist Impact Award 2018 – Roger Minassian

After four years of naval service, four years in the aerospace industry, and 22 years of parish ministry, Rev. Roger Minassian founded Hope Now For Youth, an organization that has lifted over 2,300 gang young men from the streets through caring relationships, jobs and Jesus. In 2003 he authored Gangs to Jobs, a book that…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Doris Force

 For 27 years Doris was a teacher of elementary students and teachers in Fresno Unified.  In 1986 Pastor G.L. Johnson invited her to go to Korea and that included a visit to  Dr. Cho’s Prayer Mountain.  She returned to Fresno and quit teaching under pastor’s guidance to answer the call she had received.  She has…
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G.L. Johnson Award 2018 – Powell Lemons

Vanguard University, B.A. Religion (aka Southern California College, 1967 Fuller Theological Seminary, M.Div. Religion,,1972 American Baptist Theological Seminary of the West, Doctoral Studies, 1972-1977 Ministry History: 1964-1968 Youth Pastor, Glad Tidings, A/G 19691972, Assistant Pastor, Downey A/G !972-1976, Pastor, Big Bear A/G 1976-2017, Pastor Bethel Christian Center, (aka, Bethel Temple), 41 Years Assembly of God,…
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Dr. Stan Lindquist Impact Award 2018 – Gerre Brenneman

Gerre Brenneman became the Executive Director of Evangel Home 30 years ago. It was a leap of faith on her part because she had no intention of going into ministry, was working at Reedley College for the president, and was more focused on writing speeches than guiding souls. But then God made it very clear…
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