We Lead By Example



Ziad is the senior leader at The Gate International. He has a passion for worshiping the Lord, teaching His Word, and hosting His presence. He carries the vision to see souls saved, healed, delivered, and become true disciples of Christ's and His Word. His desire is that all will reach all nations to the worship of The King.


Pastor's wife

Najat is a prayer warrior who prays for different needs and encourages all to be true to the gospel of Christ in godliness and contentment. She is involved as a lead worshiper among the Arabic house church. She also she teaches the Word of God in the English service and is passionate about hosting His presence.



David is married to his wife Amy, and have three handsome boys named Salem, Hosea, and Nahum. He is full of God's encouragement and exhortation to the body of Christ. David heads the Operation Department in which he develops media for different ministry groups. He is also in charge of financial stewardship, transparency, and coordinates church meeting space needs.


Media Team Director

Vinny is married to Kristin and has two children. Vinny is a worshiper who moves in the prophetic anointing and healing. He loves to see the kingdom of God manifested in the lives of many. Vinny heads the operation of the media ministries and has a team that is focused on spreading the gospel through social media. He is also a house church leader 



Matthew is an amazing vessel of commitment and faithfulness. He heads and organizes all the financial aspects of the ministry. He keeps the balance sheet up to date and deals with taxes at the end of the year. He is also a house Church leader. 


Worship Ministry 

Igor is a skilled musician whose desire is to bring forth worship befitting of a royal King. He is a lead singer, plays guitar, and piano. He inspires new worshipers to rise up and be all that God has called them to be.

Gary & Amber Wong

Head-Usher Ministry


Cary is so hungry to follow the ways of the Lord

with his whole family. He is married and has a beautiful young daughter. He is now the Head Usher. He will be training new ushers to be involved in the Sunday morning services,  welcoming people, seating, and guiding them.

The Focus is on mobilizing house churches and house church leaders by establishing prayer beachheads in different cities in the bay area, to create a welcoming environment , teach the word and host the presence of God,  to evangelize and win new souls, and to mobilize a prayer culture amongst the believers.

Pastor Ziad mobilizes different teams to serve

in these ministries.


House-Church Ministry


Infant/Kindergarten Ministry

Mission Ministry

Intercessory Ministry

Hospitality Ministry


Administration Ministry

Kristin is an amazing woman of God who is totally gifted in organizing ministries, schedule and operates on keeping pastor's schedule and meeting plans with different ministry departments. Also She is the head of the Hospitality groups that facilitates fellowship after main services or during big events or special speakers.  


Children Ministry

Steven has so much passion for kids and He is the head organizer of the kids ministry. He mobilizes other to be involved in the life of our children. He is evangelist in heart and loves to win souls and share the gospel of the kingdom with people.  Also He is involved in the media ministry. 


Head-Greeter Ministry

Danny has so much compassion for the poor and he is gifted by God as someone who can easily connect with people. As a head greeter, he is called to train others to greet, guide and bring a smile on people's faces on Sunday morning service. He is a leader in the young adult house church meetings. Also He is partly involved in the hospitatilty ministry.  

Pastor Ziad mobilizes different teams to serve

in these ministries.

Educational Ministry

The Focus is on mobilizing gifted men and women to learn foundational teaching and to teach and exercise their God given gift in the body of Christ.

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