Sharon is a gifted and successful architect who gave up her profession to spend her life serving Jesus Christ among the poor in the Philippines.  She leads Grace Community Empowerment with overwhelming zeal and devotion.  Her husband Rev. Manny Pastre, is a trainer of church planters and a bold witness for the Lord.

Rev. Robert Boswell, 

East Asia Director &

 of World Intent

Our international Vice President serves a vital role in our organization and often ministers to those in difficult places.  He is a career Pastor, Missionary, church planter  and highly effective teacher-coach.  His degrees (Th.M & D.Min) along with his experiences have prepared him for a faithful and fruitful life of exceptional impact.


Al has served the administrative needs of World Ministries as a volunteer since 2009.  With 20 years experience in Pastoral ministry and a background in financial administration and operations Al helps manage the many administrative needs of W.M. and bring awareness to the impact the ministry is having around the globe.  He has an undergraduate degree from Cairn University and a masters degree from Dallas Seminary. 

Dave Hine has more than thirty years experience as Disciplemaker, Pastor, Teacher, Mission President and Church Coach. His passion is to encourage Pastors and assist churches in greater fruitfulness and increased disciplemaking effectiveness.  Dave is an ordained minister with both Th.M and D.Min degrees.  In addition to international teaching, Dave leads the organizational aspect of World Ministries and is an author and editor of our training materials.  Dave and his wife Lynn are the parents of three grown kids and reside in Leesburg Florida.

International Vice President

Our Leadership Team

Dyonah Thomas,

West Africa Director

Rob Boswell brings passion and an entrepreneurial spirit  to his responsibilities as he seeks creative ways to help Pastors maximize their impact.  Rob holds two masters degrees from Dallas Seminary. He lives with his wife Roma and their three girls in Cebu City Philippines.

Dr. Sharon Pastre, Founder and Director of Grace Community Empowerment

Al Rossi,

Executive Vice President

Dr. Dave Hine,

Founder and President.

Dyonah is a gifted leader and developer of both people and ministry.  Dyonah is the Director of the Liberia Center for Leadership Development.  He works tirelessly to train church leaders and respond to needs in West Africa as they arrive.