Our team is helping Canadian churches influence their communities through the gospel.

Our Staff

Andrew Lamme

Send Network Canada Director

Andrew, originally from Toronto, transitioned from the corporate world to a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in 2002. He soon joined a church plant in Oakville, ON, and evolved into a role focused on assessment and coaching, collaborating with North American denominations and networks amidst developing church planting systems. Since 2011, Andrew has been working with NAMB in various roles across Canada and was appointed Regional Director for Canada in 2019. He remains active in his local church plant’s leadership. Married to Erin for over 35 years, Andrew cherishes time with his children and grandchildren.

Peter Blackaby

Send City Missionary for Vancouver

Peter helps churches start new CNBC churches in Metro Vancouver, Greater Victoria, and throughout the province of British Columbia. He also mobilizes churches from outside the area to partner with local church plants. Peter has served on staff at a local church in Calgary, in a national staff position with the Canadian National Baptist Convention, and a national staff position with NAMB Canada based in Ontario before moving into his current role in 2019. He was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, where he and his wife now live and serve.

Daryl Molyneaux

Send City Missionary for Calgary

Daryl is the Send City Missionary in Calgary, Alberta. He has served in various ministry positions in Canada and USA, most recently as the founding/senior pastor of a church plant in Ontario, Canada. He is passionate about promoting the message of Jesus and impacting communities through planting Gospel centered churches and assisting church plants effectively minister within their communities. Developing leaders is also close to his heart. Daryl has also been involved with assisting in the establishment of church plants in USA, Nicaragua, and Mexico. Daryl and his wife Ruth have been married for 24 years and share their lives with their children Zachary, Maya, and Nicholas.

Brett Porter

Send City Missionary for Toronto

Brett serves CNBC churches across Ontario and specifically in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area to help healthy churches plant churches everywhere for everyone.  Brett provides leadership for the team in Ontario to build systems and structures for healthy new leaders and their teams, for new church plants in training and care, and for church mobilization developing Kingdom partnerships.  In addition to his role as City Missionary in Toronto, Brett serves with his family at The Hamilton Fellowships.  Brett and his wife, Kathryn, have two young adult children, Ashton and Clayton.

Jacques Avakian

Send City Missionary for Montreal

Born in Lebanon from Armenian descent and having lived in Cyprus and in the United States, Jacques considers himself a “Glocal” missionary. He immigrated to Montreal, Quebec in 1986, and has adopted the Quebecois culture as his own. Married to Martine in 1992, a French Canadian, they have served as missionaries in Baltimore, MD as well as Limassol, Cyprus, and reside presently in the Great Montreal area. Jacques is a Church planting Catalyst in Quebec since 2008 with NAMB and has seen 70+ churches planted and the Kingdom of God at work.

Nathan Vedoya

Send City Missionary for Edmonton

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Nate has been part of church planting as far back as he can remember. Over the years, Nate and his wife, Adele (Deen-Deen), have been involved in multiple ethnic church plants as well as community-focused church planting. Nate and his family planted Church in the Valley in the Spring of 2015, intentionally adopting a bi-vocational approach. Nate became Send City missionary for Edmonton in March 2018 and desires to see a multiplying movement of all kind of churches for all kinds of people”

Our Board

The following people serve on NAMB Canada’s Board of Directors:


Paul Johnson

Team Leader, Canadian National Baptist Convention


Jason McGibbon

Pastor, The Hamilton Fellowships


Rob Zinn

Pastor Relations, North American Mission Board


Carlos Ferrer

Senior Leadership Team, North American Mission Board


Jeff Christopherson

National Ministry Leader, Canadian National Baptist Convention