Husband... Father... Pastor... Leader...Consultant
John Erwin is the Interim Senior Pastor at Agoura Bible Fellowship in Agoura Hills, CA as well as being a Sr. Consultant with SIMA International. Previously he served as the Sr. Pastor of Moorpark EV Free (2008-2012), Pastor of Congregational Life and Families at Yorba Linda Friends Church (2002-2008) and was in a similar position at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, MN (1988-2002).
As a highly organized and practical conference speaker, John has spoken at over 250 events across the countryin the past 30 years. specializes in parenting seminars, family camps, men’s retreats, couples retreats, marriage seminars and weddings. He also speaks a corporate events, board retreats and does consulting with churches looking for a pastor or wanting to develop a strategic master plan. He is currently the Chairman of the Board for YUGO Ministries.
He has started two other ministries. “Searches for Churches” is a pastoral placement service. SFC is coaching and consulting ministry that helps churches find the right individuals for their respective ministries. This placement service also includes organizational consulting as churches seek to become more strategic in their deployment of staff resources. He is also a former consulting associate with Masterplanning Group International and specializes in long range Masterplanning. He also consults with universities, and other non-profit organizations in the areas of leadership, staff development, and organizational master planning.
He is also the founder and former President of the National Association of Family Ministries. For the past 20 years NAFM has sought to network, resource, equip people in family ministries in the local church. Each year they host a National Summit to equip pastors and laymen in the area of family ministry.
John is a graduate of Biola University with a B.A. in Christian Education and a Master of Divinity degree from Talbot Theological Seminary in Practical Theology. John has been married to his high school sweetheart Cheryl for 34 years. They have 2 adult children and a grandchild. John loves to play golf, racquetball, watch movies with his wife and go out to eat. In his spare time, he plays Fantasy Football.
Please contact John if you are interested in booking him for speaking engagements, seminars, retreats or conferences.