Alliance Network is a network of partners committed to fulfilling the Great Commission in this generation. As an Alliance Partner, Branch Community is committed to helping mobilize people and resources for kingdom increase.
HarvestNet International is committed to networking & equipping front-line workers for world harvest. As a church partner, Branch Community is committed to serving this vision and we also receive oversight from HarvestNet leaders.
Barry Wissler: Overseer
Dr. Barry Wissler is the founding President of HarvestNet International, a network of churches, ministries and businesses partnering for the harvest. Having pastored Ephrata Community Church for 37 years, Barry passed leadership to a successor and now focuses on training emerging leaders and building organizational teams. HNI serves churches in Europe, Asia, North and South America and also operates the HarvestNet School of Supernatural Ministry.
Dave Hess: Overseer
Dave and his wife Sheri serve as senior leaders of Christ Community Church, a vibrant fellowship of Jesus-followers in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. He is the author of three books, Hope Beyond Reason, Hope Beyond Disappointment, and his newest book, Side by Side. Dave and Sheri enjoy ministering together, doing life together, and spending time with their growing family—three children, and their spouses: Bethany and Richie, Ben and Naomi, Brandon and Tara; and three grandchildren: Micah, Abby and Madie. Their rescue dog, Hayley, rounds out the crew.
Wayne Kaufman: Overseer
Wayne is President of Gates of Praise Ministries. He also serves on the HarvestNet International Apostolic Council and attends Ephrata Community Church. He spends a significant portion of his time traveling nationally and internationally training missionaries and church leaders. He is married to Jan and has three grown sons.