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Global Church Team

At Global Church we believe everything is done better in teams, and our Leadership Team is here to serve you.

Russell Johnson

Senior Pastor

Russell Johnson was raised in Lima, Peru and grew up along with the mission work of his parents, Dr. Rudy & Lorraine Johnson.

While studying at North Texas State University, he served as associate pastor and minister of music at the Denton Baptist Temple. While there, he met and married Beverly Marshall in 1974. They are the parents of two children: Brenda, who works and ministers at Global with her husband Francisco and 2 daughters; and Ryan, along with his wife Sarah and 3 sons, are missionaries in London, England.

After serving for several years in Texas, Russell felt God’s leading to use his bilingual abilities to help reach the growing Hispanic population of the United States.

In 1976, the Johnsons moved to Miami to work with a team to establish the Spanish Baptist Bible Institute and the Bible Baptist Church. Today Russell still serves as pastor of Global Church.

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Russell Johnson was raised in Lima, Peru and grew up along with the mission work of his parents, Dr. Rudy & Lorraine Johnson.

While studying at North Texas State University, he served as associate pastor and minister of music at the Denton Baptist Temple. While there, he met and married Beverly Marshall in 1974. They are the parents of two children: Brenda, who works and ministers at Global with her husband Francisco and 2 daughters; and Ryan, along with his wife Sarah and 3 sons, are missionaries in London, England.

After serving for several years in Texas, Russell felt God’s leading to use his bilingual abilities to help reach the growing Hispanic population of the United States.

In 1976, the Johnsons moved to Miami to work with a team to establish the Spanish Baptist Bible Institute and the Bible Baptist Church. Today Russell still serves as pastor of Global Church.

You can contact Russell here

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Marcel Sanchez

Executive Pastor

Marcel Sanchez was born and raised in Carol City, Florida. He started attending GLOBAL in Middle School after his parents noticed the church sign along Red Road and decided to attend a worship service. Marcel was saved and baptized shortly after.

As the Lord increased his desire to study the Scriptures and serve, Marcel began to actively engage in the work of the ministry. Marcel has served in several areas throughout his years at GLOBAL including Middle School Ministry, Men’s Ministry, College & Career, The Teaching Ministry and LifeGroup Ministry.

Marcel graduated from Trinity International University with a B. A. in Human Resources Management in May of 1996 and from the University of Phoenix with a Master of Arts in Organizational Management in October 2002. Marcel is working through an Advanced Seminary Degree from Tyndale Theological Seminary along with pursuing a Master of Divinity.

After serving more than sixteen years to enable global commerce, Marcel sensed the Lord’s call to leave the largest supply chain solutions provider in the world and enter the ministry full time. Marcel prayerfully and enthusiastically accepted the position of Associate Pastor at GLOBAL Church in April of 2006.

Marcel and his wife Yami have been married over 20 years and have two children, Luke and Savanah.

You can contact Marcel here

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Marcel Sanchez was born and raised in Carol City, Florida. He started attending GLOBAL in Middle School after his parents noticed the church sign along Red Road and decided to attend a worship service. Marcel was saved and baptized shortly after.

As the Lord increased his desire to study the Scriptures and serve, Marcel began to actively engage in the work of the ministry. Marcel has served in several areas throughout his years at GLOBAL including Middle School Ministry, Men’s Ministry, College & Career, The Teaching Ministry and LifeGroup Ministry.

Marcel graduated from Trinity International University with a B. A. in Human Resources Management in May of 1996 and from the University of Phoenix with a Master of Arts in Organizational Management in October 2002. Marcel is working through an Advanced Seminary Degree from Tyndale Theological Seminary along with pursuing a Master of Divinity.

After serving more than sixteen years to enable global commerce, Marcel sensed the Lord’s call to leave the largest supply chain solutions provider in the world and enter the ministry full time. Marcel prayerfully and enthusiastically accepted the position of Associate Pastor at GLOBAL Church in April of 2006.

Marcel and his wife Yami have been married over 20 years and have two children, Luke and Savanah.

You can contact Marcel here

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Janet O'Rear

Administrator - Music

Janet, along with her husband David, joined the GLOBAL team in 1985. She serves as the Church Administrator and is also the Director of our Music Ministry and has been involved in leading LifeGroups.

Since 1996 Janet and David have been involved in sending youth and young adults on Summer Missions Trips through TIME International. They took over full operations in 2001.

You can contact Janet here

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Janet, along with her husband David, joined the GLOBAL team in 1985. She serves as the Church Administrator and is also the Director of our Music Ministry and has been involved in leading LifeGroups.

Since 1996 Janet and David have been involved in sending youth and young adults on Summer Missions Trips through TIME International. They took over full operations in 2001.

You can contact Janet here

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Beverly Johnson

KidZone Tots & Jrs

Beverly grew up in Texas and moved to Miami with her husband Russell to begin GLOBAL Church in 1977. She has been a part of almost every ministry through the years including hosting/leading the Middle School LifeGroup with Russell.

Beverly coordinates our KidZone Tots & Jrs ministry that serves kids ages 2 1/2 through 1st grade.

You can contact Beverly here

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Beverly grew up in Texas and moved to Miami with her husband Russell to begin GLOBAL Church in 1977. She has been a part of almost every ministry through the years including hosting/leading the Middle School LifeGroup with Russell.

Beverly coordinates our KidZone Tots & Jrs ministry that serves kids ages 2 1/2 through 1st grade.

You can contact Beverly here

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David O'Rear

LAMP International - Facilities

David, along with his wife Janet, moved to Miami in 1985 to be a part of the team at GLOBAL Church and start the ministry LAMP International.

LAMP stands for Looking After Missionary Personnel and serves missionaries around the world assisting them in a variety of ways, becoming a supply line for many of the practical things needed to carry out the work of missions.

At GLOBAL David serves on our Technical Teams, LifeGroups and has served in a variety of other ministries through the years.

You can contact David here

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David, along with his wife Janet, moved to Miami in 1985 to be a part of the team at GLOBAL Church and start the ministry LAMP International.

LAMP stands for Looking After Missionary Personnel and serves missionaries around the world assisting them in a variety of ways, becoming a supply line for many of the practical things needed to carry out the work of missions.

At GLOBAL David serves on our Technical Teams, LifeGroups and has served in a variety of other ministries through the years.

You can contact David here

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Brenda Ulloa

Communications Director

Brenda has been part of the GLOBAL Team since 2000 and handles our graphics, video, web, social media and other tools to communicate within the Church and to the community.

Brenda is also part of our music team and serves with her husband Francisco as LifeGroup leaders.

You can contact Brenda here

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Brenda has been part of the GLOBAL Team since 2000 and handles our graphics, video, web, social media and other tools to communicate within the Church and to the community.

Brenda is also part of our music team and serves with her husband Francisco as LifeGroup leaders.

You can contact Brenda here

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Angie Hernandez

Administrative Assistant - BabyZone

In addition to assisting the team, Angie coordinates our BabyZone ministry that serves Infants through 2 1/2 years old. She also works closely with our PuraVida group and FUSION Singles.

You can contact Angie here

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In addition to assisting the team, Angie coordinates our BabyZone ministry that serves Infants through 2 1/2 years old. She also works closely with our PuraVida group and FUSION Singles.

You can contact Angie here

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