Our Team / 同工

PASTOR

陳金昌牧師來自中國天津﹐畢業於南開大學。1993年于美國弗吉尼亞聯邦大學就讀化學專業﹐畢業以後﹐曾在制藥公司工作多年。陳牧師在讀書期間信主,之後熱心參與教會服事。在服事當中,夫妻同時感受到上帝呼召。在確認上帝的帶領之後,夫妻雙雙辭去工作,于2003年秋季入讀達拉斯神學院。除了在聖經和神學知識上裝備自己以外﹐陳牧師兼修教牧輔導,培養在婚姻和家庭輔導方面的技巧。2007年他以優異成績從神學院畢業﹐獲神學碩士學位。畢業之後,在南加州地區牧養教會多年。牧會期間陳牧師繼續深造﹐於2018年在富勒神學院獲得教牧學博士學位﹐主修靈命指導。陳牧師和師母Becky育有兩個女兒: Emily和Amanda。

Pastor Jinchang Chen is from Tianjin, China and graduated from Nankai University. He studied chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University in 1993. Upon graduation, he worked for pharmaceutical companies for some years. During his study in Virginia, he came to know Christ. Since then he has actively involved with ministries in local churches. During his service together with his wife, both of them felt God’s calling to full-time ministry. After confirming that this was truly leading from the Lord, they then resigned from their jobs, and Pastor Chen enrolled in Dallas Theological Seminary. In addition to equipping himself with biblical and theological knowledge, he also developed his skills in pastoral counseling. In 2007 he graduated with honors and received the degree of Master of Theology. Since then, Pastor Chen has been serving Chinese churches in southern California. During this time, he continued his theological training. In 2018 Pastor Chen received the degree of Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, specialized in spiritual direction. Pastor Chen and his wife Becky have two daughters – Emily and Amanda.

MINISTER

Annie Petzholt

裴賀安慈師母小檔案:1970年信主,1976年畢業於國立台灣大學外文系,曾任職於主臨萬邦基督教廣播節目製作。1978年來美入美南浸信會西南神學院深造,結識夫婿裴瑞明牧師,於1981年畢業獲宗教教育碩士,之後與夫婿一同宣教、牧會,並從事神學教育達30多年。2007年進入正道神學院教牧博士科進修, 完成所有課程。

裴師母譯著有《偉人的新生》,《雅各書》,《哥羅西書腓利門書》(校園);《合神心意的領導》,《納尼亞傳奇導讀》,《重燃羅曼史》(雅歌);《The Voice of the Minorities》(少數民族歸主協會/使者協會)。

裴師母於2010年底被診斷患多發性骨髓癌, 2011年經化學治療和自體幹細胞移植,蒙上帝恩典,至今身體仍在良好康復中。自著有《病中親近主》(天恩, 2012) 描述病中所經歷之主的帶領與醫治。

裴師母與裴瑞明牧師牧養過的教會有西裔以馬內利教會(Forth Worth, TX)、Pipeline Ave. 美南浸信會(Chino, CA)、培城國語浸信會英文堂(Arcadia, CA)。目前與夫婿住在加州中岸, 並參與中岸華人教會的事奉。

Mrs. Annie became a Christian in 1970 and graduated from National Taiwan University in 1976.  She worked as a program writer at the China Lutheran Hour for two years and then came to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas for further study in Christian Education.  While at the seminary she met her husband Raymond Petzholt, and together they served the Lord in overseas missions, teaching, and pastoring for the past thirty-five years.

The Petzholts have published four gospel tracts in an effort to bring the Chinese to Christ which includes: The Chinese Roots in Shang-Ti, Who Is Shang-Ti, China’s Blood Covenant with Shang-Ti, and The Way to Worship- Understanding the Tabernacle.  Mrs. Annie has also translated several books.

Mrs. Annie was treated for multiple myeloma in 2011 and wrote a book about her journey with cancer titled Drawing Nearer to God in Illness 《病中親近主》.

She and her husband Raymond moved to the Central Coast in Oct. 2015 and have enjoyed the weather, sky, ocean, rural country beauty, and the lovely small church.

Board of Deacons

Advisory Pastor Emeritus

Rev. Benjamin and Anna Chow

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