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Children to Love International is headquartered in Bakersfield, California. CTL has a staff that works daily and diligently to keep the ministry of CTL running smoothly and effectively. 

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John loves being at CTL because it’s a ministerial, entrepreneurial activity that allows him the ability to examine new ideas and ways of doing things. There are new opportunities around every corner, but it’s kingdom-driven and Spirit-led. It’s about the kids, and that’s something that John loves... read more here

Victor has had the privilege of watching CTL grow over the last (nearly) 30 years and loves being a part of the ministry because of the impact that it’s had on his life. He has had many different roles at CTL, from an orphan living in a government-run institution, to a volunteer, an intern, a staff member in Romania, a Board Member in the U.S. and now a full-time staff member in the Bakersfield office... read more here


The highlight of Julie’s time at CTL was traveling to Uganda to visit Mercy Childcare Ministry (CTL's Uganda partner) in June 2022. Meeting the staff and children in person reignited her passion for what she does and how she’s able to contribute to the ministries... read more here

Kelly says that working for CTL is simply answering a call. He loves the premise of the organization, to come alongside others already working to be God’s change agents in their own cultures. He finds that learning about how our partners think is a fascinating and rewarding work... read more here.


Linda loves working for CTL for so many reasons. She says that most people in her generation are looking for work they feel is meaningful, work they feel makes a difference beyond providing them with a salary, and she has the privilege of having that kind of more here.

Liah is passionate about the work that she does as our Child Sponsorship Coordinator because she loves connecting sponsors to the children – connecting people from two different worlds – especially when they have the opportunity to communicate with each other. Liah was also a sponsored child when she was young, so she knows firsthand how life-changing it is... read more here

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Paul Bergen

Data Service Clerk

Paul loves working in a friendly environment with familiar faces that he’s known since his first mission trip. The highlight of his time at CTL thus far has been helping ensure that CTL’s sponsorship mobile app is running smoothly for our sponsors.... read more here.

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