Surabaya For Jesus
Ps. Jusuf Soetanto
The Head of Gereja Mawar Sharon denomination and The Senior Pastor of Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Ps. Jusuf Soetanto is The Head of Gereja Mawar Sharon denomination and The Senior Pastor of Mawar Sharon Church. His love for God made him (together with his beloved wife, Mrs Catharina Hartana) started a small Prayer Fellowship, named "Febe", in 1984. By 1990 the fellowship eventually grows to become Mawar Sharon church. Since then, he gave up his successful career and started to serve Jesus fulltime.
Since 1994, Mawar Sharon Church is driven by a vision to become an Apostolic Cell Church with a mission to plant 1.000 strong local churches with 1 million disciple. Under his leadership, the church has grown to 70 local churches all over Indonesia with 30.000 members.
PROFILE OF SPEAKERS
Ps. Philip Mantofa
Ps. Caleb Natanielliem
Ps. Nathanael Chow
Ps. Ewen Chow
Ps. Surya Onggo & Ps. Sumiati Supit
Ms. Febe Saphira
Ps. Lianggono Tejo Bunarto
Ps. Yenny Verodika
Ps. Rebecca Mustika Dewi
Ps. Hengly Sukandra
Ps. Eka Widjaja
Ps. Philip Mantofa
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Associate Pastor of Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Ps. Philip Mantofa graduated in theology from Columbia Bible College, British Columbia,
Canada. Since 1998, he has been serving in Mawar Sharon Church,
a growing church of 30,000 in Indonesia. Ps. Philip is the assistant head of Gereja Mawar Sharon denomination,
which has a network of 70 local churches. Since his younger age, he has brought more than 100,000 souls to Christ. Through his ministries, he has ignited the fire within the younger generation to become pastors and spiritual leaders all around Asia.
He has a burning passion to see nations experience and encounter with Jesus Christ.
Ps. Caleb Natanielliem
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Executive Pastor of Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Ps. Caleb Natanielliem, MBA has a burden to see God's people being raised up to transform lives and nations. He is a dynamic speaker and teacher with vision to build God's churches to bring great impact to the world. As the Executive Pastor at the Congregations of Mawar Sharon Churches, he assists the Senior Pastor in the area of leadership development, strategic management and finance. Ps. Natanielliem is also CEO of CV. Pustaka Rajawali, founder of Yayasan Generasi Rajawali (Eagle Generation Foundation) – overseeing Mawar Sharon Christian School and of Yayasan Sentuhan Kasih (Touch of Love Foundation). He is happily married to Feby Saphira from 1999 and they are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Crystal Veronica and Caylee Cathrina.
Ps. Nathanael Chow
Senior Pastor of Bread of Life Christian Church in Taipei (Taipei)
Born in Nantou County, Taiwan in 1941, married in 1971 with 2 sons now and promoted to Senior Pastor of Taipei The Bread of Life Christian Church in 1977. By the breakthrough of the Holy Spirit, he has transformed from Jerusalem Church into Antioch Church and erected churches around the world. From one to now more than 241 branches, he has lead brothers and sisters in Christ to the necessary path of The Unity of Global Chinese Churches for The Great Mission. For the past 30 years, he has raised the Bible high and obeyed the renewal from the Holy Spirit to grow the churches.
Director of Asia for JESUS Ministry, Youth Pastor of Bread of Life Christian Church (Taipei)
Worship Leader of Joshua Band
Strong discipleship anointing: specialized in training and exciting the youth. The Youth Ministry under his discipleship has 3 worship services in our youth ministry with average attendees of 1,400.
Successful music service: Joshua Band led by him has had more than 12 praise and worship and pop gospel albums since 1988. And the band has toured around the world and has had hundreds of Praise and Worship Love concerts and reached hundreds of thousands of attendees.
District Pastor of Youth and Student Ministries at Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
With over ten years of distinguished ministry experiences, Ps. Surya Onggo Sanusi, MPM serves as District Pastor of Youth and Student Ministries overseeing Surabaya and Bali region of Indonesia. Together with his wife, Ps. Sumiati Supit, MPM, they lead over 6,000 church members with 18 satellite churches holding 30 weekly services. He is used mightily by the Lord to speak at leadership trainings and conferences.
Ps. Sumiati Supit, MPM is a powerful prophetic gifted and anointed speaker. She has a burden to fan spiritual gifts in lives of God's people and is endorsed by Mawar Sharon Church to minister a prophetic office. Both Ps. Surya Onggo, MPM and Ps. Sumiati Supit, MPM serve God with a vision to win the young generation to the Kingdom of Christ. They are blessed with two wonderful sons, Ariel and Andersen.
Director of Creative Development, Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
School Director of Mawar Sharon Christian School
Ms. Febe Saphira has always believed that art was created by God and its main purpose should be to glorify God. Church, a gathering of God's children, should be the most alive and creative place on earth, to reflect the creative God we serve.
In 1990, together with a few friends Ms. Febe started the Creative Ministry in Gereja Mawar Sharon which stage various performing arts such as dance, drama, and mime at church services. Since then, she has been serving in Creative Ministry as a dancer, conceptor, and adviser --overseeing the development and quality of the ministry and events held by Mawar Sharon Church. In addition to that, she is also the founder and school director of Mawar Sharon Christian School, which educates over 600 students.
Ms. Febe is a beloved wife of Ps. Caleb Natanielliem and a proud mother of Crystal and Caylee.
Head of Touch of Love Foundation or Yayasan Sentuhan Kasih Bangsa (Surabaya)
Ever since he started his walk with Christ in Toronto, Canada 1998, Ps. Lianggono has always been passionate to serve others in need. In 2001, he returned to Indonesia and planned to run a family business. However, God has a better plan for His life. Slowly but sure, Ps. Lianggono realised that God called him for a full time ministry. On early January 2009, he responded to God's calling and served in Mawar Sharon Church.
At first his dream was to build an orphanage, but then God trusted him with so much more. He is now leading Touch of Love Foundation, which has touched the lives of thousands of people. The ministry blesses many cities all over Indonesia. His wife, Joyce Retno Wahjuni, has always been there to support him in serving God.
Head of Prayer Department, Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Her burning desire to see believers across nations humble themselves and pray has been one of the reason that 11 years ago she started to serve God in Prayer Department, Mawar Sharon Church. In just a year, from a faithful prayer volunteer, she entered full time ministry and soon became the head of Prayer Department. From 60 intercessors, the department grew to have about 1,000 radical prayer warriors all around Indonesia who are committed to actively pray until the nations confess Jesus as their Lord and Savior.
Head of Development Division for Prayer Department, Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Three years after Ps. Rebecca received Christ in 1996, she became a full time youth minister. Her ministry expanded, and in 2004 —with husband, Ps. Johannes Susanto— they started a church planting called Spiritual House, Mawar Sharon Church (GMS Rumah Rohani) in Semarang, Central Java. In 2008, she joined the prayer movement in Surabaya under leadership of Ps Yenny Verodika. Ps Rebecca and husband are blessed with two amazing sons: Joshua and Judah.
Head of Information and Technology Department, Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Seeing more people come to know Christ through media is one of the reason why Ps. Hengly dedicated his life to serve God in Mawar Sharon Church. He entered ministry in 1998, and in two years later, Ps. Hengly became the Head of Multimedia Ministry which is now known as Information and Technology Department. The ministry is expanding over time and has blessed thousands of people all over the world. Ps. Hengly is happily married to Suryana Tandya and they are blessed with 3 amazing sons: Jedy, Jessy, and Jeyden.
Head of Creative Ministry Department, Mawar Sharon Church (Surabaya)
Started out as a drama volunteer in Creative Ministry 11 years ago, Ps. Eka was one of many people in church who were passionate to serve God and His people with excellence and creativity. His ministry advanced and in just 2 years, he was trusted to start and to develop a new ministry division called Stage Performance. This ministry grew extraordinarily as many more people have started to maximize their talents in serving God whole-heartedly.
In 2006, Ps. Eka answered God's calling to serve in full-time basis as a head of Creative Ministry Department and began developing Service Management Ministry. Happily married with Lidya Wiguna, they are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Nadya Angelina Widjaja.