Pastor Paul Dirks is the Lead Pastor of New West Community Church. He lives in the neighbourhood of Sapperton with his wife Rachel, and his five children. He came to know Christ at a young age through the godly influence of his parents and thinks that such a conversion is as exciting as any.Paul has a big smile and loud laugh. He enjoys basketball, history and music. Paul is also active as an independant musician, having released his first album of electronic/pop music under the name Bishop & Mulholland. Paul loves preaching and teaching and enjoys books by John Piper, CS Lewis and GK Chesterton.
Pastor Kevin Narlin lives in Surrey with his wife Kay and their 2 sons. He gave his life to Christ in his mid 20’s and served at a Laotian Church in Surrey for 9 years. Now God has called him to serve as Associate Pastor of Lao Ministries at New West Community Church.Kevin is soft-spoken and likes to smile. He enjoys spending time with his family, and playing volleyball and hockey. Early in his Christian walk, Kevin received inspiration from John Piper and John MacArthur and is still being blessed by their works.
Pastor Niphon Triwiang recently moved from Thailand with his wife Ratree and their 3 children. He is currently Associate Pastor of Thai Ministries.
Ron Sowerby has attended NWCC since conception! Soon learning that God has no grandchildren, he came to faith personally at about 12 years of age and in 1957 was baptized and joined in membership.Ron earned his Bachelor of Commerce from UBC and is a chartered accountant who worked 37 years for Trans Canada Glass and TCG International whose principals were committed Christians. He serves on several boards, including WINGS Ministries for abused women and Glentel Inc.In 1967 Ron married Lynne Bergman who had begun attending NWCC at age 6 and serves on the board of SIM Canada. They have been blessed with three sons and two grandsons. Ron has been chairman of the church board since 1990 and treasurer since 1992; in addition, he has demonstrated a heart to serve wherever needed.
Pastor Paul Jantz is serving with us with experience in Brazil in training young adult leaders for inter-cultural ministry. He and his wife are working with new immigrants and international students. He brings to our elder’s team a heart for the care of members through discipleship.
Danny Del Castillo lives in Surrey with his wife Remy. They have 3 sons. He came to know the Lord Jesus Christ in 1986 while he was in the Philippines. His family immigrated to Canada in 2001.