Two Teams, One Mission

Hope Now has two teams separated by the vast Pacific Ocean. Most have never met. Two teams unacquainted, yet our mission is the same; it all begins with a caring relationship.

In about a week (See the Countdown timer) I journey west to visit my team in Cambodia, 9,000 miles away.

 

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Chantha, Mout, and Van.

If you would like to be a part of helping a young man across the world, click on the donate tab in the menu above. It will take you to the Hope Now donation page. There you will find a couple of categories for “Cambodia”, and all gifts are tax-deductible.

Before my trip I wanted to shoot a brand new photo of our Fresno staff. When you get a chance, check out our Hope Now For Youth website and read about each man and the work we are doing in Fresno.

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Author: pastor roger

Pastor Roger is retired Executive Director of Hope Now For Youth. Hope Now is a Christian rescue organization. The ministry helps young gang members get out of the gang life and into a job. He is a licensed pastor in Hope Now Bible Church where he preaches on various Sundays throughout the year and leads an adult Bible study during the week. He serves on the Board of Directors and assists the new executive director as the organization’s Director of Communications and Director of Cambodia Ministries. He graduated with High Honors from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies. He attended Riverside Community College, Biola College (University), and he received his certificate in Strategic Planning and Management in Retailing from Babson College. Roger was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard in the early 70s. In 1980 he began a 24-year career with Berean Christian Stores (now Lifeway Christian Stores). In 2000 he became president of the company and served in that position for four years. He became Executive Director and CEO of Hope Now For Youth in 2004 and retired from that position in 2018. He has traveled to Antarctica, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand, South Pacific Islands, Cambodia, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Jordan and Israel. In 1975 he married Carol and has two married daughters and eight grandchildren (Six grandsons and two granddaughters). He believes in the U.S. Constitution and supports all efforts to defend it. Roger enjoys learning how to be a better writer, coffee (not tea) reading, playing golf, watching (soon to be World Champions Dodgers) baseball, and hanging out with his grandkids.

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