Husband... Father... Pastor... Leader...Consultant
John Erwin is the Assoiciate Pastor at Agoura Bible Fellowship in Agoura Hills, CA as well as being a Sr. Consultant with Leader Finders (formerly SIMA MSP). Previously he served as the Interim Sr. Pastor at ABF (2012-2013), 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 35 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 U.S.Board for YUGO Ministries.
He has started two other ministries. “Searches for Churches” is a pastoral placement service. SFC is a 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 the founder and former President of the National Association of Family Ministries (NAFM).
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 37 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 pastoral searches, consulting, speaking engagements, seminars, retreats or conferences.