Val Monafu

16:18 Podcast – 2.8 Val Monafu

In this episode, I discuss missions and the ethnic church with Val Monafu, president of the Romanian Missionary Society.

“Val Monafu began his ministry as a youth pastor in 2004 at the Romanian Baptist Church of Anaheim (Los Angeles), CA where he served until 2016. During this time, in addition to ministering to the youth of the local church, he was involved in many missionary activities in Romania and Mexico, particularly in short term mission trips with the youth, serving in orphanages. From 2012 to 2014 Val has served as President of the Romanian Baptist Youth Association and is still very involved in this ministry from an unofficial position. In 2014, Val has received his Master of Divinity degree from Biola University, Talbot School of Theology. In 2016 he was called to the Romanian Baptist Church of San Francisco, Bay Area where he was ordained to serve as Assistant Pastor, and where he still serves. Starting in 2017 he became involved in Apologetics conferences in Moldova and Romania, organized by the Romanian Missionary Society. In June 2020, Val started serving as RMS President. Currently he resides in Northern California with his wife, Christine and their two sons, Timothy and Michael.” bio source

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