Joe Amaral has been credentialed with the PAOC since 1994. He has been an Itinerant Minister with WOD since 2002. He served with an Israel-related ministry from 2002-2016 and launched and hosted a weekly TV program filed on location is Israel. He then followed David Mainse as the daily host of 100 Huntley Street and most recently was the full-time Teaching Pastor at Portico Community Church in Mississauga. Since 2019, he has been serving as an Associate Global Worker with the PAOC in Liberia, West Africa. He’s authored five books: Understanding Jesus, What Would Jesus Read?, Story in The Stars, Get Off Your Ash, and most recently. Jesusly. Joe has travelled the world many times over as a sought-after Bible Teacher/Speaker. With almost 50 trips to Israel, immersing himself in the local culture, working closely with Israeli archaeologists, he has gained both access and insight into the first century culture of Jesus. Amaral has a unique blend of humour and passion that will inspire audiences to better understand Jesus and His teachings by gaining greater insight into the world and time in which Jesus lived. He lives with his wife, Karen, and family in Canada. Joe also currently serves as the touring pastor for the legendary Christian rock band: Stryper.