Jefter is the pastor of Word of Life Church in Tokyo

He has been ordained minister by Word of Life MInistries since 2012. He is married to Gabriella Kashiwakura. In 2010, Jefter earned his major in Japanese Literature from University of Brasilia (UnB), in Brazil. During his academic studies, he also studied at Waseda University from 2011 to 2012. In Japan, he helped planting and strengthening two other Word of Life churches (in the provinces of Aichi and Yamanashi) and a Rhema Bible Training Center, also in Yamanashi. Moreover, he has been active in the teaching of the Word of God, in preaching in churches in different continents and in assisting other missionary activities throughout Asia.

Now, he is the pastor of the Word of the Life Church in Tokyo, established in 2019.

Gabriella is a teacher at Rhema Bible Training Center in Japan

She earned her major in Political Science from University of Brasilia (UnB) in 2015. In 2017, she got her Master’s degree in Political Science also from UnB. In 2018, she graduated from Rhema Bible Training College, in the United States, and became a licensed minister by Word of Life Ministries. Nowadays, she assists the Word of Life churches in Japan and also helps in the finance department of the Word of Life Church Tokyo.