Aleksandr Shevchenko – passionate teacher of the Word of God, organizer and speaker at conferences worldwide. Aleksandr is the founder and senior pastor of House of Bread Church (Sacramento, CA, 2006). He has hosted numerous television programs and is the lead producer of the docuseries “The Slavic nations search for God”. He is also the author of “Church and civil society”, “Types of mentality”, “Attack on Supreme Sovereignty” and other works. He began his media ministry in 1996 together with his wife Zhanna, when they started recording video testimonies of people who encountered God in a supernatural way.
Alex and Zhanna Shevchenko currently reside in Sacramento (California, USA) with their two children, Daniel and Viktoria.
Samuel Rodriguez, lead pastor of New Season, one of America’s most influential mega churches according to Newsmax, is the president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, the world’s largest Hispanic Christian organization with 42,000 plus U.S. churches and many additional churches spread throughout the Spanish-speaking diaspora. Rodriguez stands recognized by CNN, FOX News, Univision and Telemundo as America’s most influential Latino/Hispanic faith leader. Charisma magazine named him one of the 40 leaders who changed the world. The Wall St. Journal named him one of the top 12 Latino leaders and he was the only faith leader on that list. He has been named among the “Top 100 Christian Leaders in America” (Newsmax 2018) and nominated as one of the “100 most influential people in the world” (TIME 2013). Rodriguez has advised Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump and frequently consults with members of Congress to advance life, religious liberty and biblical justice initiatives including immigration and criminal justice reform. Rodriguez is the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award presented by the Congress of Racial Equality. Rodriguez resides in Sacramento, CA with his wife Eva, and their three children.
Vlad Kotyakov was born in Ukraine. At the age of 11, he immigrated to the United States with his parents. At 17 years old, he experienced a deep conviction after an encounter with God, which changed his entire life forever. A real transformation and dedication to ministry took place in Bible School. He traveled to many countries including Ukraine and Russia, preaching the gospel. He also assisted in coordinating a Bible school for ministers and pastors of Chukotka and Yakutia (Russia). Pastor Vlad studied at the Bible School “Christ For The Nations” (Dallas, Texas).
Pastor Vlad was called by God to pastoral ministry. In 2013, he was ordained as a pastor at House of Bread Church, where he currently serves as the Executive Pastor.
Vlad and his wife Tanya reside in Sacramento where they raise two amazing children, Eva and Leon.