Teens Discover Their Value in Christ
August 16th, 2021
Rene and Cristina Matus are Ventura Missionary Church missionaries, serving in Mexico through Love in Action Partners. One of the events that has been significant in their ministry over the years is a...
Introducing our New Family Life Pastor, Brian Rayburn
August 13th, 2021
Ventura Missionary Church is excited to announce that Brian Rayburn is joining our staff team as Family Life Pastor on August 16, 2021! Brian will lead the excellent team members already serving in ou...
Getting Onboard With the Pilot - Austin's Story
May 14th, 2021
"Come near to God and He will come near to you..." James 4:8Drawing near to the heart of God brings about an indescribable building of one's own heart in life-changing ways. Austin White would affirm ...
Welcome Tia and Yanger, Our New Missionaries
April 19th, 2021
We are so excited to introduce our new missionaries, Tia and Yanger, and their son Samuel. They are living and sharing the love of Jesus in Nagaland, Northeast India. Check out their video greeting to...
Jay's Rooted Story
March 15th, 2021
Watch Jay's story on YouTube. Even though Jay and his wife were "seasoned believers," they took the step to participate in Rooted, a discipleship experience offered at Ventura Missionary Church. Jay s...
Nina's Rooted Story
March 7th, 2021
Watch Nina's story on YouTube.Nina Nozzi grew up in the church and has participated in quite a number of Bible studies and small groups during her spiritual journey, but for some reason Rooted sounded...
Caring for the Caring
February 22nd, 2021
Jay Licata facilitates a small group at Ventura Missionary Church. One of the members of this group works at St. John's Hospital in Oxnard and has often shared with the group about the tremendous pres...
God's Perfect Timing
February 12th, 2021
Kevin Baysinger and Phil Sylvester lead a group of high school guys at Ventura Missionary. We recently shared about how they blessed a coffee shop and the Ventura Police Department. Kevin told us abo...
Blessing It Forward
February 5th, 2021
Alexia was a single parent and homeless. After struggling for some time, she entered a program at Lighthouse. The ministry and its efforts to provide Christian discipleship, education, life skills dev...
The Power to Bless Others
January 28th, 2021
Power is a commodity that we all have. Our abilities give us power, our intelligence gives us power. Our time, our position, our resources all give us power. We can either choose to use our power to ...
Small Group Shaking Salt All Over
January 24th, 2021
Have you ever taken a bite into something that hadn't yet been salted? There's something about salt that brings out the flavor of what we eat. Even sweet foods like cookies and homemade ice cream need...
Good Gifts from a Good God
January 18th, 2021
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." James 1:17Sometimes circumstances cause a shortage of resour...