Pastor Amaya and his wife, Maria, have been married for over 23 years and they have 3 wonderful children, Jasmine, Janet, and Jocelyn. Pastor Amaya was saved at the age of 14 years old, being led to Christ by his pastor. He has faithfully served over the past 32 years as a faithful servant, Deacon, Youth Pastor, and as a Spanish Pastor in California and Michigan. He came to South Haven, MI in June 2013, having been led of the Lord to start a Spanish Ministry in the area. After a year and half of being Anchor’s Spanish Pastor, Pastor Amaya, felt led of the Lord to become the Senior Pastor of Anchor Baptist Church. On a personal note, his hobbies are reading, walking, and spending time with his family. He also likes many sports. His life verse is 1 Timothy 1:12 “And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry.”
Pastor Theron Crawford and his wife, Janet have been married since August 2014. They met in college at West Coast Baptist College in Lancaster, Ca. Pastor Theron grew up in a pastor’s home. He felt led of the Lord to become the Youth Pastor at Anchor Baptist Church. He and his wife are passionate and faithful in leading the teens. He and his wife enjoy spending time together, and with family.