Word of Grace, with Dr. John Fernandez, is the radio ministry of Grace Church of Napa Valley.
John began his pastoral ministry at Dartmouth Baptist Church in Dartmouth, Massachusetts in 1981. He subsequently founded and pastored Family Bible Church of Pleasanton, California and then served as Director of Adult Ministries at Community Bible Church in Vallejo. He has been Pastor of Grace Church of Napa Valley since 1994. John taught theology at Grace School of Theology and Ministry for over 20 years and at Cornerstone Seminary since it’s founding. He has trained pastors in Russia, Philippines, India, Nepal, Spain, Bolivia, and Uganda. He has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and History, a M.A. in Biblical Studies from Talbot Theological Seminary, a M.Div. from The Cornerstone Seminary and a Doctor of Ministries degree from The Master’s Seminary. John and his wife Pam were married in 1973 and have four children and sixteen grandchildren.