Latino Nazarene Summer Youth Camp
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Sunday, July 28th - Thursday, August 1st
Join us for the 1st annual Latino Nazarene Summer Youth Camp hosted on the PLNU campus! Games, sports, and competitions will come together with powerful worship for a week full of fun and spiritual renewal! Former L.A. Dodgers shortstop, Pastor Josh Canales, will be joining us all week and sharing his testimony of love, faith, and ministry!
Pastor Josh comes from a rich tradition in ministry on both sides of his family and currently serves as the Executive Pastor at Mission Ebenezer Family Church in Carson, CA, a church founded by his grandparents in 1959. Before entering ministry, Josh pursued a career in athletics while playing college baseball for University of Florida send UCLA. He then spent 3 seasons in professional baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros. With a contract renewal from the Houston Astros sitting on his table, Josh felt a call to serve God in full-time ministry. He founded the Rock Youth Sports Center, a community center aimed at reaching at-risk youth for Christ through boxing, baseball, cross-training, and other sports. He also served on staff with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes for seven years before joining his father full-time at Mission Ebenezer Family Church. As an inspirational speaker, he aspires to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through sharing God’s word powerfully and passionately while incorporating real life testimonies that have shaped his own faith. He has a God-given gift to lead culturally diverse settings and develop people for ministry. Josh is married to Bunmi, a former professional Track Athlete out of UCLA . They have been married for 10 year and have 2 boys, Elisha (6) and Judah (4).