TPM Ministers and Ministry Advisors
Eastman Curtis -
Directory of Ministry, Oklahoma
his rebellious youth to ministering to people worldwide, Eastman’s career has
demonstrated his commitment to “walking his talk.” In his work he has traveled
extensively as an evangelist, hosted his own TV show, co-hosted the 700 Club
with Pat Robertson, appeared as a regular on the Hour of Healing with Richard
Roberts, authored several best-selling Christian books, and founded the Destiny Church
in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Eastman currently serves as the Pastor of the Celebration Church of Tulsa with
his wife Dawn.
enjoys spending free time with family and friends. He and Dawn ride Harley’s,
he plays percussion in three bands, and he loves being in the great outdoors.
the Director of Ministry for TPM, Eastman says, “I’m thrilled to be a part of
TPM and believe that I have been preparing my whole life for this mission –
helping people help people.”
Randy Boyte -
Online Evangelist, Texas
became an ordained minister in 1980. He served as a Youth Pastor, Associate
Pastor and Pastor for 17+ years. Randy comes from a rich Christian
heritage as his father, brother and son-in-law are all pastors. His wife of 35
years, Margaret, is also intricately involved in the ministry, putting her gift
for working with women and children to good use.
Pickton, Texas, has been home to
Randy for almost 18 years. In addition to owning three very successful
businesses in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, his church serves over 600 residents
in a town of only 621 people.
says, “I am involved in TPM because it has always been my desire and calling in
life to reach out to people. I know I was created for ministry
and friendship evangelism. Preaching is almost as fun as eating -
and I love to eat - especially Southern cooking.”
Chinkee Tan –
Spiritual Advisor, Philippines
is a well-known and highly-regarded radio and TV personality in the Philippines. He
is the co-host of the famous Christian program CBN Asia 700 Club, and is the
host of the “Chink Positive” radio show. Chinkee has also authored three
best-selling books: Till Debt Do Us Part,
For Richer and For Poorer, and Rich
God, Poor God.
mission and passion in life is to teach people to be debt free and financially
free. An inspirational and motivational speaker, he is considered to be an
"Edutainer" in the speaking circuit. Chinkee delivers his powerful
and compelling message using humor which guarantees a
learning and a life-changing experience for his audience.
around 200 speaking engagement per year, he is one of the most sought after
speakers for company, organization, and church events, teaching people how to
handle their finances in a simple, practical and yet biblical way. Over 50
people have become millionaires in their business though Chinkee’s coaching.
is involved in TPM because he is always looking for opportunities to help
others. He says that the mission of The People’s Ministry matches what he
believes in – when you help others get what they want in life, you will get what
Will Fjetland –
Ministry Advisor, Washington
the past 25 years, Will has been successful in both sales and business
development for the construction and technology industries. He is a self-described
“out-of-the-box-thinker” who likes to make things happen.
is a very outgoing person who volunteers to help everyone he knows with their
projects, which is why he jokes, “My wife wants to hire someone to do the work
we need done at home.”
loves to worship and pray, especially for sick children. He believes in the
mission of TPM and looks forward to developing new programs and missions for
TPM members and their local communities.
The entire Fjetland family is very physically
active; Will’s wife is an accomplished tri-athlete and his kids are
extraordinary at soccer and mountain biking. Will enjoys exercising, fishing
and photography, and devotes at least 30 minutes daily to reading about self-
improvement and empowerment.
Judy Harkins –
Ministry Advisor, Oregon
For her entire life, Judy has been involved
in the ministry. She is a preacher's daughter and a preacher's wife. Her
brothers are preachers and so is one of her son's-in-law. She is retired from
pastoral ministry now, but in the past, Judy volunteered her time at her church
school, children's church, and playing piano. Currently, she coordinates a
church Food Share program for the needy.
She and her husband live in Oregon,
where she is a licensed insurance agent and nail technician. Judy also
devotes time to staying in touch with a large network of friends, offering her
help to the people she cares about.
Judy says that her gift is coordinating, organizing and teaching. She loves
sharing good news, which is why she is so compelled to spread the word about The
People's Ministry. "TPM is different, it's unique, and it's so right for
today's society. We have a great team of wonderful people working together to
bring the most important message in the world to people who might not hear it
from any other source or in any other way."
Bernie Mangrum – Ministry Advisor, Oklahoma
the past 74 years, Bernie has made his home on 200 acres in the country. He and
his wife Darlene raised six children there and are blessed with fourteen
grandkids and three great grandkids.
working in concrete and industrial sales, Bernie ran his own construction
business until his retirement in 2009. He says that he and his wife are “prayer
warriors,” Over the years he has felt privileged to teach Bible classes and
serve on the board of his church.
Bernie and Darlene see TPM as a true blessing. They feel that the elderly, in
particular, need to be helped, comforted, prayed for, and remembered. “The idea
of people helping people has become very real to us as we have introduced our
family and friends to this ministry.”
Bernie is committed to contributing to the success of TPM because as he
says, “TPM is what our nation and world needs right now.”
Lance McCandless – Ministry Advisor, Arkansas
Lance and his wife Rhodora live in Ashdown, AR,
which is located in the southwestern part of the state. Lances loves to hunt
and fish, but the more importantly he loves spending time with his family,
especially his five grandkids.
For 35 years Lance worked as an electrician at the Domtar Paper Mill. He serves
as a deacon in the Central
in Ashdown where he has been a member his entire life.
He was drawn to The People’s Ministry because he saw the opportunity to truly
help others. “This ministry will provide so much assistance and support for
people in need and that’s important to me. I hope that by working in this
ministry I will come closer to God and help others do the same.”
Tom Mills –
Ministry Advisor, Hawaii
and Janis, his wife of 48 years have made Maui,
Hawaii their home for over 22
years. He is 70 years young, and has two children Greg and Deborah, plus five
grandchildren, all born in Hawaii.
Tom and his family spend a lot of their free time with Church outreach programs
of all kinds, but also find time to enjoy island activities such as snorkeling
Tom has held his Realtor and Insurance licenses for over 40 years. He is
currently a Real Estate Broker on Maui, and
has been a licensed Evangelist/Pastor for the past 9+ years.
When Tom was introduced to TPM he says he felt as
if he had received a new and fresh vision from the Lord. “It
was as if my life finally was completed and everything that I desired would now
come to fruition. I could
finally be a part of a world wide ministry. I could now, through TPM, achieve
my heart’s desire to serve God and
mankind spiritually, financially, emotionally, and physically.”
Muhammad – Ministry Advisor, Ohio
an extended family, including four daughters and two sons, three granddaughters
and three grandsons, plus one great-granddaughter and a great-grandson, Aquil
is known to many as “Papa.” He enjoys traveling, spending time with family,
reading, and watching the LA Lakers and Oakland Raiders.
of his professional career has centered around the
financial industry: insurance, real estate, mutual funds, and mortgage
loans. Aquil loves to build businesses
and create opportunities because his motto is, “Help enough people get what
they want, and you will get what you want.”
his #1 passion is helping people, he is very excited about TPM. Aquil believes
that through TPM he can help people come to understand and know God. He also
plans to form his own non-profit foundation to work in conjunction with TPM.
Jason Schwartz – Not
for Profit Advisor, Hawaii
is the Executive Director of the DreamMakers Foundation based on Maui, Hawaii
- locally known as the Maui Arts & Music Association (MAMA) and People
Aligned in Positive Action (PAPA). He has hosted, directed, edited and produced
more than 500 “M.A.M.A. PRESENTS…” television shows on Maui’s
own station, Akaku TV, for 18 years with his partner Arielle Pearson.
Jason also has extensive experience in the real estate, mortgage and
is involved with raising capital to promote and create programs and jobs in
art, music, culture and environment. He says, "I believe I can be an
ambassador of peace and harmony and an integral part of the success of The
in beautiful Maui, Hawaii, allows Jason to enjoy visiting the
beaches, swimming, boating and hiking. He is also a talented singer.