Our Senior Pastor Jose Wanderlei is from a state called Paraná (Brazil). Born from a modest family on the 7th of December. Father of only one son, Anthony and husband of Adeliane, our pastor was soon called to preach the word of God around the world.

Pastored many churches in the state of Paraná (Brazil), before being sent to the missionary work in South America, helping many countries like Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. After his return to Brazil, he received a call to continue his missionary works in the Oceania in 2006, where he founded a church called Christian Agape Centre. Pastor Wanderlei has been our senior pastor since then.


  • Master in Religious Sciences
  • D. in Educational Psychology
  • Member of the General Convention of the Assemblies of God in Brazil (CGADB)
  • Contributor to the Construction the Book: Obreiro Aprovado
  • Writer of the Magazine: Obreiro
  • Founder of the Missionary Project: Porta da Palavra
  • Writer of: A Sindrome de Israel no Deserto

Pastor Andre D’alves was born on the 28th of September in 1979, in a family of five brothers, in Ponta Grossa (Paraná). Married to Juliane since 1999, father of Nicoli and Luiz Gustavo, pastor Andre has a master degree in Christian Education from the Theological Seminary Peniel, where he completed his studies in 2006.

Member of the ministerial body of the Church Assembly of God in Ponta Grossa, he began pastoring in 2003. Pastor Andre was sent to mission in August 2010 in New Zealand. Where since then he has been one of the pastors at Christian Agape Centre.


  • Responsible for the Department of Missions of Christian Agape Centre
  • Teacher of AIT courses

Pastor Adriano Magalhães was born on August 28, 1977, in a small family in Rio de Janeiro. He has been married to Andrea since 2008 and has three children: Maria Eduarda, Emanuela and Arthur. He graduated in Theology from the Agape Institute of Theology where he completed his training in the year 2016.

Ministerial member of the Christian Agape Centre since 2009, he returned to Brazil in 2012, but never lost contact with the main church in Auckland. He has developed some missionary work with CAC – Brazil and other partner churches in this period. He returned to New Zealand in May 2017, where he has worked as a pastor at the Christian Agape Centre ever since.

Areas of expertise:

  • Department of Samba: Adoração Samba Club
  • Teacher of Agape Institute of Theology – Basic Level
  • Discipleship – New members