We Are ARC

We are a global family of church and business leaders that exists to see a thriving church in every community reaching people with the message of Jesus.

We do this by providing relationships, resources, and opportunities to leaders of new and existing churches so that they can thrive.

ARC Southern Africa Lead Team

Paul & Marinette van Coller

Senior Pastors, Hope Family Church Western Cape

Chris & Phindi Mathebula

Pastors, Hope Restoration Ministries

Donavan & Shelley Cassell

Pastors, Imagine Church
Johannesburg South

Our Vision / Why do we exist?

We exist to see a thriving church in every community, reaching people with the message of Jesus.

Our Mission / What do we do?

We help new and existing churches thrive by providing leaders with relationship, resource, and opportunity.

Our Family Values

Each member of the ARC Family brings a unique set of experiences, strengths, and resources to create this family. Together, we have a set of shared values. Values that we are known for, that we stand for, and that drive our mission.

Our Statement of Faith

With Jesus as our foundation, we…


We love because He first loved us.


We strive to meet the needs of the community.


We are generous with our resources.


We gather to advance the kingdom.


We value the past and celebrate the future.


We have confidence in the calling.


We have a vision for what’s to come.

Our Story

The Association of Related Churches, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A., establishes global networks in an effort to reach more people with the message of Jesus.

ARC Southern Africa celebrates with all of the church planters and partners that have joined since 2017, and collectively we remain motivated to reach Southern Africa for Jesus through the power of the local church.

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