Spiritual Ministry

Jimmy Chimphinda

Spiritual Director / Malawi, Spiritual Ministry

Jimmy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry from Faith Bible College in South Africa and a Diploma in Ministry from All Africa Bible College, also in South Africa.  He is currently working toward his Master of Arts in Ministry from the Minnesota Graduate School of Theology.  He has served as a pastor in various capacities for over 20 years.  Of special note, he previously served as Chairperson of the Blantyre City Pastors Fraternal, a grouping of pastors from different denominations, which operates under the Evangelical Association of Malawi, an umbrella body for evangelical churches and Christian organizations in Malawi.

PJ Deposa

Spiritual Director / Philippines, Spiritual Ministry

PJ Deposa serves as the Spiritual Director at the Tebow CURE Hospital in Davao City in the Philippines. Before joining CURE, PJ was the administrative pastor of a church in Mindanao that is also attached to a Bible school. His family have relocated to Davao City with him to allow him to serve with CURE.

PJ is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Christian Counseling to better equip him to serve his co-workers and patients. Both PJ’s experiences and educational attainment are evidences that he has been called by the Lord to journey with people in their brokenness towards healing and restoration. He is very excited to be able to serve Tebow CURE Hospital as its Spiritual Director. PJ knows that this opportunity is given by the Lord, not only because it is his passion but most importantly it is God’s purpose and plan.

Tim Fincher

Tim Fincher

Director of Spiritual Services / Spiritual Ministry, UAE

Dr. Fincher joined Oasis Hospital as an Ophthalmologist in 2009. In 2017, he took on the additional role of Director of Spiritual Services. Dr. Fincher is very passionate about spiritual ministry and has been involved with various spiritual/mission programs and trips from a very young age. Since coming to the UAE, he has spent a considerable amount of time connecting with the local community, including learning Arabic to be able to better communicate with the Emirati and other nationals using their heart language.


Harold Haamumba

Spiritual Director / Spiritual Ministry, Zambia

Harold Haamumba is the Spiritual Director at CURE Zambia, where he has served since the hospital opened 2006. “I and my wife, Rev. Namangolwa Ngonda Haamumba, always saw our calling as working with children. So when the Beit CURE Hospital of Zambia opened its doors, we were excited to be part of the team,” he […]

Earnest Kioko

Senior Director, Spiritual Ministry / Spiritual Ministry

Earnest Kioko serves as Senior Director, Spiritual Ministry. In this position, Earnest is responsible for providing technical and functional leadership to the Spiritual Ministry Teams at each of the CURE hospitals, as well as providing guidance to individuals engaging in spiritual ministry activities within the CURE Clubfoot and CURE Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida programs. In addition, he is responsible for the development, organization, and dissemination of Christian ministry resources for use across the CURE network.


Hannatou Labo

Spiritual Director / Niger, Spiritual Ministry

Hannatou first joined CURE as a volunteer in 2011. She began working with CURE Niger as a social worker later that year and became Spiritual Director at the hospital in 2015. She holds a master’s degree in Management of Enterprise and a BS in Sociology, and she has studied theology at Ecole Supérieure Privée de Théologie in Niamey, Niger.

Hannatou and her husband have a daughter, Abigael.

Victor Mose

Spiritual Director / Kenya, Spiritual Ministry

Since 2001, Victor has served as a local pastor in the Kisii region. He has also served as the principal of a Bible training center, and chaplain of an academy. In addition, Victor has served as a counselor for CURE Clubfoot since 2007. Victor holds a Diploma in Bible and Pastoral Ministries from Pwani Bible Institute and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible and Theology from Africa Theological Seminary.

Mesfin Taye

Counseling Director / Ethiopia, Spiritual Ministry

Mesfin Taye is the Counseling Director at CURE Ethiopia. Mesfin received his bachelor’s degree in counseling from Evangelical Theological College and his master’s in counseling from Grace Theological College and Vision International University. He joined CURE International in 2007 as a CURE Clubfoot coordinator before being promoted to Counseling Director the following year.

Brian VanderArk

Spiritual Formation and Ministry Partner Engagement Officer / Spiritual Ministry

Brian Vander Ark serves as the US Spiritual Formation and Ministry Partner Engagement Officer. He brings to CURE over 28 years of ministry experience in family ministry, care and marriage ministry, and missions engagement. Ministry at CURE combines his passions of love for Jesus, kids, families, and the Church. Brian is married to Ruby, and they have a son William.  Together they all love rugby—Will plays and his parents watch.

Fred Wangwa

Spiritual Director / Spiritual Ministry, Uganda

Pastor Fred Wangwa serves CURE Uganda as Spiritual Director. He worked with a church planting organization as a mission’s coordinator for four years before he was called into pastoral ministry after his theological training At All Nations Theological Seminary.

Fred pastored Bukhumwa Christian Church as senior pastor for six years before joining CURE. He is passionate about […]