OUR DEACON BOARD

Gabe Orea

PASTOR

Gabe is Mexican. Originally a software engineer, he started serving bi-vocationally and now is a full time pastor at XICF. His main roles are preaching, personal spiritual care, and overseeing the corporate affairs of XICF. You’ll be blessed by his love for sharing God’s Word.

Michael Appiah-Kubi

Financial Manager

Michael is a Ghanaian PhD student at Xiamen University and has been in China since 2015. He is the Financial manager of the fellowship. He believes that it is expedient as a believer to serve in the body of Christ in any capacity so assigned for the growth of the church.

Joel Miworse Gnatchiglo

Chairman

Joel is a Togolese PhD Student in Technology Economics and Management at Xiamen University with research interest in Energy Economics. His greatest desire is to serve the Lord through service to the church and to people. He is dedicated to organizing recreational and educative programs/activities to bring people to the Body of Christ and together reach the unreached.

James Xede

Hospitality

James Xede is a Ghanaian and a Ph.D. in Accounting Student at Xiamen University. He is the Leader of the XICF Hospitality Team. His roles include welcoming and greeting everyone who attends XICF church services. He believes that it is important to provide a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere for everyone who worships at XICF so that the Name of our Lord will be glorified.

Stephen Duah Agyeman

Discipleship

Stephen is a Ghanaian PhD student at Xiamen University, pursuing technology economics and management with a speciality in energy economics. Stephen is passionate about discipleship and believes aside it be a command from our Lord Jesus Christ, it is a key effective tool for ensuring the growth and maturity of believers unto Christlikeness in every local church.

Fumiko Jibiki

Special Events

Fumiko is a business researcher and consultant from Japan. She is committed to serve in XICF in any capacity as called by the Lord. Her current roles include planning and coordinating events for the fellowship that are centered on the Word of God.

Jaco Willem

Small Group. Community

Jaco is a South African husband, father of four, and teacher. He has been working in China for 11 years and before that served as the assistant pastor in Living Rivers Church in KZN, South Africa. Jaco is a firm believer in and adherent to the authority of the Word of God and the Fellowship of believers.

Spencer Belsey

Outreach

Spencer is a Canadian undergraduate student at Xiamen University. He is the coordinator of the Outreach team of XICF. He longs to see the Body of Christ be influencers in every area of society through the power of the Gospel and to see the Kingdom of God built up.