PASTORAL TEAM 教牧團隊
ENGLISH PASTORS 英語部牧師
CANTONESE PASTORS 粵語部牧師
Cantonese Lead Pastor
About Pastor Johnny Yue
Pastor Johnny Yue grew up in Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States with his family at age 18. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1976. He worked as an accounting manager, comptroller and vice president of couple large investment companies. Johnny has attended Bay Area Chinese Bible Church since 1976, and called to full-time ministry at the church in 1992.
Pastor Johnny has been married to Louisa since 1979. They have two adult daughters and three grandchildren. He accepts the Bible as the infallible word of God and has developed a passion in preaching and reaching out to the non-believers.
About Pastor Jonathan Au
Pastor Jonathan Au was born and brought up in Hong Kong. He graduated from Hong Kong University with major in Applied Mathematics and then worked in the IT industry for over 20 years. In 1995, after he immigrated to Canada, the church life in Vancouver became a turning point for him. In 1999, he and his wife Rebecca relocated to Bay Area due to new job opportunities. Since then, he has been serving the Lord at church diligently and wholeheartedly. In 2009, he and his wife received the calling from God for full-time ministry. They entered Christian Witness Theological Seminary in next year and obtained the Master degree of Biblical Studies in 2013.
區均來牧師在香港出生及長大。他畢業於香港大學，主修應用數學，之後一直從事電腦工作超過 20年。區牧師於 1995年移民加拿大後，溫哥華的教會生活成為了他生命的轉捩點。1999年，區牧師與太太周志芬因為工作關係而遷居灣區。自此之後，他在教會中殷勤和全心全意地事奉神。2009年，他們一起蒙主呼召作全時間事奉。翌年，他們進入基督工人神學院修讀聖經研究碩士課程，並於 2003年畢業。
MANDARIN PASTOR 國語部牧師
Xuexuan (Elijah) Ren
About Pastor Elijah Ren
Pastor Elijah Xuexuan Ren was born and raised in China. When he was young, Pastor Ren attempted to start a business with his father but failed. He met and married Xiaoming Hou in Beijing. In 2010, God called him for full-time ministry. Pastor Ren went to Malaysia Baptist Theological Seminary and received degree in M.Cs. He then came to U.S. to attend Christian Witness Theological Seminary and obtained M. Div. Pastor Ren is currently studying at Logos Evangelical Seminary for D. Min.
Pastor Ren previously served at Penang St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Malaysia, Grace Chinese Baptist Church of San Jose, and Home of Christ church in Fremont. He is devoted to serve God with all his heart. He does not pursue his personal interests but God’s. Pastor Ren believes that “the greatest accomplishment of a man is to let God help him.” (Kierkegaard) His family motto is “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.” (Proverbs 3: 5-7)
SAN LEANDRO PASTOR 聖利安祖堂牧師
San Leandro Lead and Cantonese Pastor
About Pastor Patrick Chow
Patrick immigrated to Boston from Hong Kong with his parents at the age of 18. While studying mechanical engineering at Columbia University, he received Christ and the calling for full-time ministry. Patrick worked for two years as an engineer before entering Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary full-time. Since 1986 Pastor Patrick has served as youth pastor, church planter, college campus minister in New York City, assistant pastor in Los Angeles, and senior pastor in San Diego before completing his doctor of ministry in 2002. He and his family relocated to Alameda in 2006 to care for his elderly mother. He feels thankful that God led him to join BACBC as associate pastor since 2007.
Pastor Patrick's passion is in developing authentic spiritual leaders through small group multiplication to complete the Great Commission. He is married to Esther for over 25 years. They have three children, Caleb, Caitlin, and Casey.