Mark L. Lastimoso
Began his ministry way back in the Philippines as a church volunteer, a literature Evangelist and later a Bible worker when he accepted the Lord Jesus Christ after baptism on December 28, 1986. His first foreign missionary journey was in Yap Island, Federated States of Micronesia as Bible teacher and chaplain in 2000. Shortly thereafter he worked as Bible and English teacher in Bangkok, Thailand.
He pursued Master of Arts in Religion in the Philippines by 2001 till 2004. He volunteered to do Youth Ministry and Chaplain in Melbourne, Australia. He then worked as Associate Pastor for Hollydale Community SDA Church located in South Gate, CA in 2006. He became an Associate Pastor in Claremont, CA and church planter while at the same time pastoring a group of SDA in Westminster, CA. In 2009 he joined Glendale Filipino SDA Church as Associate and Youth Pastor till 2015. He was ordained to the pastoral ministry work by the Southern California Conference of SDA in 2012. He went on to become Senior Pastor of Hinsdale Filipino-American SDA Church in Hinsdale, IL. He returned to Southern CA in 2017 and worked as Chaplain for a hospice in Palmdale, CA and then lead pastor for Travel Light Ministry based in Los Angeles, CA.
He moved his family to South Carolina and recently accepted the non-trinitarian belief of the early SDA pioneers. He works from home as a husband, father, gardener, virtual pastor in social media platforms and writes journal and developing web based ministry. He wanted to be remembered as a faithful, a hopeful, and a loving person.
His work has enriched his personal experiences and at the same time seasoned him for a noble cause of preparing a people for the soon return of the Son of the One True God-Divine Savior Jesus Christ.
John 17:3 KJV, “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou has sent.”
-Jesus Christ, the Divine Son of the Living God
- Search the Word
- Pray Earnestly
- Do Good to All
- Preach the Truth
- Disciple Others
- Share your Joy