Most of us have a decent idea of what we want in life, but are there things in your life you haven’t accomplished yet? I’m pretty sure we can all agree that there are areas in our life that need help.
Life Goals is designed to help you take the first step or get to take the next step of that goal.
SHANNON & SHIRLEY AUSTIN
Shannon + Shirley have been married for 20+ years and have seen the heights and depths of what the marriage relationship has to offer. From experiencing the beauty of parenting their amazing sons, Julani and Kalif, to their journey of entrepreneurship and the challenges that it offers, Shannon + Shirley have experienced the true-ness of, for better or for worse...
Over the years they have battled through infidelity, loss of life, life threatening illnesses, and financial hardship, and are still standing, TOGETHER, stronger than ever!
Shirley is a Licensed Social Worker and a John Maxwell certified life coach. Shannon is a retired nurse, and a professional audio engineer, and is certified to facilitate the DISC Model of Human Behavior personality assessment. Together they utilize an approach that causes the participants to evaluate themselves first when seeking to enrich and grow their marriage experience.
JOHN & APRIL NIXON
"John and April are content creators who are passionate about healthy relationships. They have been married for 20 years and have two children: John III (15) and Julia (13). John serves as the lead pastor of the Takoma Park SDA Church in Maryland and April is a middle school teacher at Spencerville Adventist Academy. It is their belief that no one has to be in a miserable marriage. And with a simple change of perspective, using Biblical principles, marriages can thrive for years to come. Together they cohost the Just John & April relationship podcast on YouTube. ”
LIZ & ORLANDO PULE
Pr. Liz Pule was born and raised in Toronto, and is proud to be a mix of Filipino and Russian. She has a background in political science and marketing before going to seminary to study for her Masters of Divinity.
Pr. Orlando Pule was born and raised in New Zealand. His family is a blend of Samoan and Tongan heritage, which are part of the South Pacific. He has studied and ministered in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, American Samoa and Canada.
They met while studying at the seminary at Andrews University and have been married for 16 years.
Together, they have pastored in the GTA as well as in Ottawa. Since August of 2017, both Pr. Liz and Pr. Orlando serve as Co-Directors at the Ontario Conference Overseeing ministries to Family, Singles, Men and Women. They have 3 sons: Gabriel 14, Isaiah 13 and Samuel 8 who bring joy and lots of energy to their family
They believe that kindness and love are the foundation of being a disciple of Jesus.
DAMIEN & TANZY CHANDLER
Pastor Damian Chandler’s ministry journey has taken him across the length an breath of America from Seattle Washington, to Huntsville Alabama. And in 2014 Pastor Chandler accepted a call to the Capitol City Seventh-day Adventist Church, in Sacramento California where he serves as senior pastor. This fall, Damian’s ministry takes yet another leap with the release of his first book The Crooked Christmas Tree by Faith Words Publishing. This truly contemporary parable speaks to the human need for grace and Gods unique ability to make crooked things beautiful.
Damian is married to his best friend Tanzy Chandler and they are honored to be the parents of Zoe, Salem and Levi.