Jean Sophony Charles

Sanctuaire Evangelique Lumiere ,
Lead Church Planter
Sanctuaire Evangelique Lumiere
January 2
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About My Family

I have been serving the Lord since I was a very young boy. I remember I started studying the Bible with my primary-school teacher, and I persevered until getting my first Bible diploma.

I grew up in a Christian family, and my parents taught me to obey and love Jesus, my Lord and Saviour.

My wife, Lisette, and I will celebrate 20 years of marriage on October 28. We have four wonderful and loving kids. The best gift to us shall be this new church we are planting together in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

About My Church Plant

I have been preaching God's Word for about 30 years. In Haïti, I was a Sunday School teacher for more than a decade. I served as a preacher and then as an evangelist in our local church. I was also the director of our choir and mainly responsible for Christian education.

In 2006, I was ordained as a pastor for the church I attended at that time. In Canada, I was the lead pastor of the department of Bible studies for 12 years with Eglise Evangelique du Bon Berger in Montreal.

NAMB Church Planting

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