Barry Cordova – Director Spiritual Care Link
Barry, a native of Scottsdale Arizona, began his ministry as a missionary to Jordan in 2000. He served there for 15 years. Barry served at the Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary where he taught discipleship and directed the practical ministry department. Barry also served in a local Baptist church in Jordan for 14 years assisting the pastor and church leaders. Barry mentored students, taught small groups and ministered alongside Arab pastors in a variety of churches. Barry returned to Scottsdale in 2014 to start Spiritual Care Link and currently serves as the director. Barry studied at Arizona Bible College (BA Bible) and Phoenix Seminary (MDiv.) Barry also served on staff at Scottsdale Bible Church from 1997-99.
James R. McDowell – Board Chairman
Principal, McDowell Enterprises, LLC
Jim McDowell has over three decades of experience in real estate sales, acquisition and development. Since arriving in Arizona in 1978, Jim has planned and developed over 35 projects totaling over $200 million throughout the Southwest. Jim has served on the board of Phoenix Seminary. Jim and his three sons use their success in the marketplace as a means to reach people with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Neil is an associate Pastor and the Pastor over Congregational Care at Scottsdale Bible Church. Neil served as lead Pastor at New Heart Community Church in McKinleyville, CA for ten years. Neil has pastored churches in Wisconsin and Canada and now calls Scottsdale his home. He is married to his college sweetheart, Karen whom he met while attending Moody Bible Institute in downtown Chicago.
Dr. Nabeeh Abbassi
Nabeeh, a Jordanian, was born in a small village in the north of Jordan. Nabeeh. Nabeeh is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M. & DMin). Nabeeh serves as founder and director of ACCTS, Arab Center for Consulting and Training services in Amman, Jordan. He is also the Arab Affinity director for Christar, a mission agency serving the least reached, where he oversees ministries in the Middle East and North Africa. Nabeeh served as president of the Jordan Baptist Convention. Nabeeh planted a church in Jordan and has served as pastor of several Baptist churches in Jordan. He is a key Arab evangelical leader in Jordan and serves as a liaison between the Jordanian Government and the evangelical church in Jordan.
Counsel of References
Fred Beasley – Former Missions Pastor Scottsdale Bible Church, OC International
Steve Coffee – President of Christar
Darrell DelHousaye – President Phoenix Seminary
Jamie Rasmussen – Sr. Pastor Scottsdale Bible Church
Mark Dhondt – Real Estate, Financial Steward Scottsdale Bible Church
David Kotter – Principal Integrity Capital, Men Coaching Men Ministry
Dr. Sam Molind – DDS, Director Global Health Relief, CMDA
Dr. Paul Liu – MD Pediatrics Phoenix Children’s Hospital