CFWM is overseen by a board of directors who are responsible for operational and financial accountability. Due to sensitive ministry concerns, discretion is exercised regarding the disclosure of details of leadership. Board members are U.S. citizens living in the southeastern U.S.
Richard is a resource person for churches, mission groups, and educational ventures scattered in different parts of the world. He is a Mennonite minister and has served in church planting, discipleship equipping, church renewal, administration, mentoring, consulting, and teaching along with his wife and family. He is a former president of Rosedale Bible Institute (1989-1994) and of Eastern Mennonnite Missions (1994-2011). He currently lives in Irwin, Ohio.
Dr. Joshua Yang is founder and president of CFWM. While serving on staff as associate professor of De La Salle University and Polytechnic University in East Asia, Dr. Yang was called set aside his secular career to provide educational services to students for the purpose of local, cross-cultural and international Christian ministry. Currently there are more than 200 full time young students and more than 1000 leaders and pastors enrolled in pursuit of theological and mission training. Dr. Yang is married to Dr. Mary, also a university professor and they are blessed with two sons, Luke and Joseph. For more detailed information on the history of CFWM, see the section titled Our Story.
Mark has extensive experience managing an international nonprofit for the past twelve years. His passion & heart is getting the Gospel to the unreached areas of the world. He serves from a home base in the US. He has assisted our founders from the early stages of the US organization. A endearing family man and grandfather, Mark loves being a “Papa.”
Training Resource Coordinator
Joe T. has been a Certified Public Accountant in the US for more than thirty years. He has also been director for several U.S. based non-profit organizations. Currently he recruits teachers in the U.S., Australia and Taiwan for Chinese churches and seminaries.
Mary F. is a faculty member of a university in East Asia. Dr. Mary F. is also the director of a university program that focuses on training mission workers for a degree through long distance education and correspondence study. This course of study is designed to equip mission workers to reach out to people of various professions.
Pete is a business owner and non-fiction Christian author from Alabama who has a heart for missions and particularly China and all of Asia. His passion is to promote God’s love, forgiveness and freedom that comes as people choose to love and forgive all others. Pete’s primary role with CWM is to promote partnerships and support with churches and individuals who share common interest in this special investment opportunity. Luke 16:9 (NIV) “I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.”