• Pastor Terry
  • Pastor Michael
  • Pastor Steve
  • Nwe Win
  • Terri Irimata


Terry Wong

English Pastor

Pastor Terry helped start NWCBC with several other families. After many years working as a CPA, he was called by God to become a pastor. He earned a Masters of Divinity from Gateway Baptist Seminary.  God eventually called him to become the pastor of his home church, NWCBC. God has blessed him with a family that loves the Lord including his wife Hae Ja, three daughters and grandchildren. His passion and joy is helping people to know and grow in the Lord Jesus Christ.  He has been pastoring NWCBC since 2003.


Stephen Yee

Associate Pastor

Stephen is an alumni of both Arizona State University and Gateway Seminary. He has served as a pastor at Northwest Chinese Baptist Church since 2009. He feels extremely blessed to be a part of the ministry of NWCBC and to witness God change lives. Stephen loves spending time with his wife Debbie and three active children. He also loves playing sports, video games, music, and of course... JESUS!


Michael Lin

Chinese Pastor

Pastor Michael Lin joined NWCBC as the Chinese-speaking pastor in March, 2017. Previously, he served as an intern and associate pastor at First Chinese Baptist Church, Phoenix since 2012. Pastor Michael grew up in Taipei, Taiwan. He and his wife, Su-Ting, have been married since 1989, and they have two adult children. He received a Master of Theological Study from Gateway Seminary in 2017, and earned his M.S. in Computer Science from Arizona State University in 1990.



Support Staff

Nwe Win

Children's Director

Nwe has served in the children’s ministry for many years prior to becoming the Children’s Director. She is passionate about helping children learn about God and come to know Christ as Lord and Savior. She enjoys cooking and baking.


Terri Irimata

Administrative Assistant

Terri joined the NWCBC family after moving to Arizona from Hawaii and has served on staff since 2007. She and her husband Gary have two adult children. She enjoys serving the Lord in different ministries and experiencing His blessings.