"The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions"
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Though each team member here at Prayer Breakfast Network brings wisdom gained from a wide range of experiences we all share one thing in common, a passionate dedication to the fulfillment of our mission. We believe that reaching leaders with the Good News of Jesus Christ is essential.
Dawn Nelson - CEO
Dawn served on Campus Crusade for Christ working in the Student Venture High School ministry for 7 years. She left Student Venture to join staff at Prayer Breakfast Network in 2000 to handle the Speakers Bureau. Dawn is involved in helping organize the Yorba Linda Mayor's Prayer breakfast and works alongside PBN’s speakers and other prayer breakfast committees across the country. In 2013, Dawn stepped into the role of CEO which her father, Kermit has held since founding the ministry in 1992.
Clark Nelson - COO
Clark joined the PBN team in 2011 bringing his ability in organizational management to maximize the efficiency and focus of the ministry. Clark brings a heart for ministry with a passion for serving. Having served as a deacon and in other various serving ministries, Clark is passionate in seeing the Gospel shared and lives changed through the servant focused ministry of PBN.
Kermit Sutherland - Founder / Ministry Advisor
Kermit Sutherland has worked in Christian Ministry for over four decades. Kermit first started his ministry work with Campus Crusade for Christ in 1966, serving as Lay Director during "I Found It" campaign from 1969 thru 1977. Kermit started his first Prayer Breakfast in Anaheim, California in 1978. After serving Campus Crusade for Christ for 26 years, Kermit started Prayer Breakfast Network in 1992. Over the years Kermit has personally helped to start and consult with hundreds of Prayer Breakfast events. His dedicated to PBN has benefited many as he has come alongside leaders and helped enhance and enlarge Prayer Breakfast events throughout the country. In 2013, Kermit moved into a ministry advisory role handing over the reigns of the ministry to his daughter, Dawn Nelson.
Jan Sutherland - Office Manager
Jan spent over 25 years as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ training and discipling women. Since 1993, Jan has worked alongside Kermit enabling Prayer Breakfast Network to grow as a ministry. Currently Jan manages all of the office responsibilities for PBN.
Clayton Porter - IT Administrator
Clayton oversees all aspects of IT services and brings extensive knowledge helping to maintain and update PBN's data management and networks.