With a passion for helping pastors be more effective and a gift of encouragement, Don Johnson seeks to answer the Lord’s call to teach and minister to his fellow servants around the world, and especially in Latin America. Don is a graduate of Appalachian Bible College in Beckley, West Virginia, USA, with a B.A. degree in Pastoral Ministry and a Th.B. in Missions. He has a great interest in the areas of theology, and wants to use his gift of teaching to open the truth of God’s Word to “faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 Timothy 2:2). Don has served in different local churches for many years in lay leadership roles and recently held a two year position as interim worship pastor in Faith Baptist Church, Beckley, WV. He uses his gifts and talents of music and encouragement to inspire people to draw closer to God and to worship the Creator of the universe. Don has been married for over 30 years to the joy of his life, Debbie, and they have four grown children.
Daniel and Evi Bardales both were raised in Christian homes, having been saved while still young children. As they grew in their faith, they served in several ministries. Daniel served as Director of Operations for Dan Moran Ministries along with Evi before they got married. They both served through translating and coordinating logistics for missionary groups traveling to Honduras from Alabama, US. After they were married, they both studied at Word of Life Argentina for three years, and then Daniel served as Lead Pastor with Iglesia Bautista Renacer (Born Again Baptist Church) in Honduras. God used Daniel and Evi at this church to launch several new ministries, including one called “Honoring Santiago and Damariz (HSD) School” for underprivileged kids in Honduras. This is a Christ-centered, bilingual and high-quality school meeting children’s needs for education. Daniel has also served as Field Director for SCORE International. After seven years in Honduras, God moved the Bardales family to Bible Church of Columbus, IN, where Daniel served as Family Ministries Pastor. Two years later, the Lord called them to move once more – this time to Dallas, TX where Daniel serves as Associate Pastor at Iglesia Biblica Cristo Viene (Bible Church Christ is Coming). Daniel is currently working on his Master’s degree in divinity at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Daniel and Evi have been married for sixteen years and they have four kids: Gerson, Sarah, one that is with the Lord, and Isaac.
Hi! I was born overseas and grew up in South America as a Missionary Kid. Spanish was my first language, but I learned English when I was six. I love reading and learning and have been using words and language as an interpreter and translator since I was about 15 yrs old. My education consists of degrees in Bible, Theology, and Communications. I’ve been married to my wife, Ashley, since 2010 and together we started a GAP Program in the Dominican Republic with SCORE International. We still serve with SCORE and yearly return to the DR to help the GAP Program or to reconnect with the Lily House (an anti-trafficking safehouse where Ashley served). In 2016, we returned to Scranton and helped launch Steamtown Church Español before joining Steamtown staff as Ministry Liaison (serving between services and between languages). Now, I serve as Communications Director at Steamtown.
Terry Roberts has served in ministry for more than 29 years. He was a senior pastor for 5 years and has been on a church staff for 16 years and currently serves on the ministerial staff of First Baptist Church as the Christian Education pastor and the Superintendent of First Baptist School. Terry served two years as the director of Santiago Christian School, Dominican Republic. Believing that the Bible should be the foundation for life, he has a passion for developing servant leaders and has participated as a seminar leader in numerous Christian leadership conferences all over the world. He is excited to be a part of training opportunities. Terry received a BA from Appalachian Bible College, an MA from Marshall University and December 2015 received his first Doctoral level degree, an Ed.S from Liberty University. Married to Rosemary for more than 30 years, they have four children. Terry’s life has centered around the challenge given in Joshua 1:8. In order to experience success we need to know God’s Word and apply it to our lives.
Armando Zuniga serves as EvanTell's Director of Hispanic Ministries. He has taught over 170 evangelism seminars in the Unites States, Mexico, Central America, Europe and Asia, as well as activated believers for the spiritual harvest in both English and Spanish speaking cultures. He has trained pastors, leaders, and lay people. Armando was a business owner for 15 years, has been a conference speaker for the last 10, and is currently pastoring a church in the city of Plano, TX. He currently teaches the evangelism class at Dallas Theological Seminary in Spanish. Armando has a Masters of Arts in Cross Cultural Ministries from Dallas Theological Seminary. As a Master Instructor for EvanTell, he motivates individuals in local churches, Bible Institutes, and parachurch organizations to fulfill the great commission by teaching them a clear and simple way of sharing their faith. He was born near Mexico City, raised by grandparents until he was 6, at the age of 20 he moved to the United States where he has lived for over 29 years. His particular background and upbringing has compelled him to bring the hope of the gospel to many in his country of birth and other parts of the world. Armando is married to his lovely wife Sharone and the joy of their lives is a 15-year-old precious daughter by the name of Natalia.
Dr. Parvin has degrees from Houghton College (B.A.), Columbia International University Graduate School of Missions (M.A.), Ashland Theological Seminary (M. Div.) and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Doctor of Missiology). He and his wife served as foreign missionaries in Pakistan with TEAM mission and he was a pastor for six years prior to joining the faculty of Appalachian Bible College (Beckley, WV) as chairman of the missions department, serving for 21 years. Following his term at Appalachian Bible College, Dr. Parvin served at Berean Mission as the Associate Director, supervising 14 fields at home and abroad, and was the Executive Director of the Association of North American Missions, a missions accrediting agency focusing on North America. He has conducted numerous presentations on Islam called Muslim Awareness Seminars, including one on Daniel’s Image and another on the Book of Revelation and the End Times. He has also presented a series on World View of various religions as seen in current world conditions, and his latest series is on Biblical Creation. Dr. Parvin currently teaches Apologetics through conferences in several countries with World Reach Bible Institutes, and he also serves on the Board of Directors of Source of Light Ministries, Madison, GA. The Parvins have four grown children all involved in serving the Lord, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He serves as chairman of the Faith Baptist Church missions committee, his wife, Alda, directs the Children’s Church program and enjoys an extensive women’s counseling ministry.
Glen Tallent, after serving in the Air Force with a tour in Vietnam, received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryan College in Tennessee and his Master of Divinity from Denver Seminary in Colorado. He served as the pastor of two rural churches in West Virginia, helped establish a new church in Tennessee, served as a deacon, Christian Ed Director, in volunteer ministries, and in Christian school activities including various mission trips to Jamaica and the Dominican Republic and also served in church construction in the Dominican Republic. All of these activities demonstrate his spiritual gifts of pastor/teacher, helps, and encouragement. All of Glen's ministry was accomplished while also running his own general contracting business over the last thirty-four years. This provides Glen an opportunity for a special ministry of rehabilitating sub-contractors and encouraging these men to reach their potential and trust in God. Most recently, Glen has been working on MAST projects (Mobilized Assistance Supporting Translation) with Wycliffe Associates in Orlando. He is working on computer apps for translation work: specifically, two unlocked Bible versions and translation notes for new language groups. Glen and Yvonne have been united in marriage and ministry for forty-three years. They have three grown daughters and six grandchildren with another arriving in early 2016.