Friends of the Great Commission (FGC) and parent organization the Great Commission Foundation (GCF) were founded by Stuart Rempel in 2002. Stuart currently is the Board Chair with Chad Bruneski overseeing FGC as President/CEO. There are two additional directors who are passionate about the Great Commission and spreading the Good News throughout the world. Daily operations and accountability are overseen by Chad and carried out by professional staff, who have many years of non-profit experience, and are passionate about ministry.
Chad assumed the role of President after serving over two years as Executive Vice President under the direction of Founder, Stuart Rempel. Stuart will continue to be involved in his new role as Chairman of the Board, Senior Advisor, and partner in Growth and Development.
Chad Bruneski was raised in a family committed to faith-based ministry. While working through his degree at Simon Fraser University, Chad focused on business administration and marketing. After a successful career of 12 years in pharmaceutical and medical device sales, Chad served as Executive Pastor at his home church before coming to GCF in 2015.
Chad and Sarah Bruneski and their five children live in Chilliwack, B.C. They are committed worshippers and servants at Central Community Church. They also are involved in the special needs and adoption communities having first hand experience in both.
WHO WE ARE
Friends of the Great Commission was founded to provide our US agents with the same service that we give our Canadian agents, and is a registered 501(c)(3) charity.
The parent organization, Great Commission Foundation (GCF), was founded in 2002. The Great Commission Foundation is a registered public foundation with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), established to promote Christian ministry and relief of poverty in Canada and around the world.
The Great Commission Foundation (GCF) is a team of skilled administrative and accounting personnel dedicated to using their talents and expertise to enable people to follow God’s calling to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. GCF is a registered Canadian charity with Canada Revenue Agency (#85992 8483 RR0001).
OUR MANDATE AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH MISSIONS
FGC works exclusively with Christian ministries and projects in a dynamic cooperative relationship. Ministries and projects engage in outreach activities and provide on-site personnel while GCF provides essential administrative and accounting expertise to enable them to do their ministry. It is a team effort working towards a common goal: the advancement of the Christian faith, the advancement of education, and the relief of poverty.
We do this by providing administrative support for those that are in missions throughout the world, allowing those gifted and called to missions to fulfill their calling. Our calling is to handle donations, and release the funds within the framework of government regulations, providing expert knowledge and professional service. Our services include:
Donations tracking and receipting
Bookkeeping (each ministry/fund is tracked separately)
Accounts Payable (distributing funds received)
Compliance (ensuring IRS adherence)
OUR VISION AND MISSION
Vision Statement: To fulfill the Great Commission through collaboration.
Mission Statement: To simplify ministry and mission by providing donor, administrative, and compliance expertise.