Samuel Mwangi Ndegwa grew up in Theri, a small, rural village in central Kenya. He became a Christian during his sophomore year of high school. Since then, he has been passionate about his faith and honoring God by serving people. At his local Kenyan church, Mwangi joined the evangelistic team and shared the Gospel with many people. In 2006, Mwangi and his wife Nancy moved to the United States and founded the Imani Restoration Center Church. Today, Mwangi and Nancy serve at this church, where Mwangi is the lead pastor.


Matthew Bachali has had a heart for Christ and his calling since he was a teenager. After giving his life to Jesus at age 19, he spent his time in college growing intellectually and spiritually through Campus Crusade for Christ in Colorado. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1991, with a Bachelors of Art in Mathematics and Education. In 1998, he gained his Master of Divinity in Leadership Development at Phoenix Seminary. Today, Matthew & Jill attend Greenwood Community Church in Greenwood Village, Colorado, where Matthew is also the Executive Pastor.