Jay and Debbie Risner
Jay was the children’s pastor at James River Assembly, a church of over ten thousand, and Timberline Church, with an attendance of over six thousand. Jay was also a children’s pastor for ten years in California before heading to the Mission Field (Africa) in 1990, as the coordinator of Children’s Ministries for East Africa.
Jay has developed several media tools in an effort to lead children to Jesus; Rainbow Surprise, Powermark Comics, and Kids Quest. Today Jay and Debbie work as “Children’s Ministries Specialist International” for the Assemblies of God World Missions. They travel across the world training children’s pastors and workers, performing in schools, ministering in large scale kid’s crusades, and developing Children’s Ministries in many nations. They have helped bring the hope of Jesus Christ to children in 23 countries on five continents.
Sarah's Home is a faith-based residential home on the front range of Colorado for girls from 12 up to 18 years of age who have been rescued from sex trafficking. Sarah’s Home offers healing, education, restoration, and reintegration for survivors of the forced commercial sex trade.
Short Term Missions
Several times each year small groups of our church family participate in short term missions trips. They have included Mexico, Costa Rica, Camp Cedaredge, The Bahamas, El Salvador, and Sarah’s Home.