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 25 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 has been getting to spend face-to-face time with all our country directors when they visited the States in March of 2019. Meeting them in person and getting to hear them share their passion with her ignited her passion for what she does and how she’s able to contribute to their 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.

CTL has provided a place for Susan to continue the work she's most passionate about, which is establishing deep and meaningful relationships with others. It might be difficult to see that on the surface because she spends most of her day in front of a computer screen... read more here.

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Liah is passionate about the work that she does as our Child Sponsorship Assistant 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

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 mobile app (coming soon!) is running smoothly for our sponsors.... read more here.