Jonan Castillon is a pastor, writer, blogger, composer whose mission is to be a life hoist to others through his motivational and inspirational writings.
He worked with Ajuy Baptist Church for seven years as project director, assistant pastor and later senior pastor. He was resident minister of New Testament Baptist Church for 3 years.
He served as administrative staff for six years at Central Philippine University, a Baptist university.
He, wife, Jewel and daughter, Jadyn (now 8 years old) moved to Auckland in November 2011. They joined Glenfield Baptist Church. Jonan played the keyboards and Jewel sang in one of the church’s music teams.
On 14 August 2012, Jonan and his family moved to Timaru, south Canterbury because of job and ministry opportunities.
Jonan and family are joining Wilson St. Baptist Church. He helps in the praise and worship team.
He has teamed up with a friend and professional guitarist in forming a multi-cultural praise and worship band.
With the encouragement of some people from Wilson Street Baptist Church, together with Pastor John McMullan, Errol James and Ross Waugh, Jonan started the Multicultural Response ministry in March 2013.
He was elected as one of the elders of Wilson Street Baptist Church in 2015.
Jonan and Jewel continue to minister to migrant workers, mostly Filipinos, through home Bible studies and advocacy work.