President, Brazil Board
At-Large Member, USA Board
Renato Cassula was born and raised in Brazil. In 1998, he followed a job opportunity to work in Denver CO, and left his home country to establish his future and home in the United States. After marrying Michele in November, 2004 they both launched into the passion and ministry of their hearts to love the poor, and feed and shelter the needy around the World. Currently Renato, Michele, and their 3 sons are Full-Time Missionaries living and serving in Fortaleza, Brazil.
Renato has a wide range of experience. He graduated and worked in Electronic Engineering with Honda and Coca-Cola in Brazil. He has worked in management positions and also owned his own construction business, building it from the ground up into a successful business. Ministry-wise he has served in various areas of leadership, including pastoring and short-term missions. Between 2006-2012 Renato served in the Amazon jungle establishing community development projects, building churches, and ministering during his short-term missions trips he helped to develop 6 small communities. In 2013 Renato and his family moved back to Brazil with the call of the Lord on their lives to plant a church and reach out to the people living in the drought region of Northeast Brazil, called the Sertão. Currently Renato is the Pastor of Comunidade Cristā A Fonte in Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil. Renato and the church have been successful in the first community by drilling a well and being organizing community development.