Bread of Life’s Pastor Joel Van Hoogen is employed as the full time executive director and president of Church Partnership Evangelism Inc.  CPE is dedicated to establishing strategic church to church partnerships around the world. This platform has provided Joel with a busy travel schedule working in over 40 countries, instructing local churches in Spirit led personal evangelism, discipleship and church planting.  Bread of Life was started as a local ministry expression of CPE and CPE is the missions and evangelism arm of our local fellowship.  Joel’s teaching ministry at Bread of Life can be listened to on the local radio program “The Bread of Life” Monday through Friday at 9:30 in the morning on 790 am or at 12 noon on 94.1 fm. Joel is the author of, Pathway to the Soul, Reaching People Through Spirit Led Dialogue published by Moody Publications. Joel’s greatest passion is to proclaim the Lord Jesus Christ as our sufficiency in all things and to call the church to walk whole and holy lives in His fullness.

Because Bread of Life Fellowship employs no staff, we are able to use the greater portion of our collected offerings to support local outreach ministries and overseas missions. Pastor Joel is one of multiple CPE staff and associates that benefit from monthly contributions from the Bread of Life Fellowship.

Joel and his wife Nicki have five children and seven grandchildren and counting. Their interest lies in enjoying family, including the family of God gathering together at the Bread of Life. They also have a great interest in bringing professing Christians into the regenerate life without which no person shall see God.