Catalyst Int'l is led by Daniel and Lori Hahn along with a team of dedicated member care professionals and volunteers who share a common desire to encourage global workers.
Dr. Daniel Hahn, Founder
Daniel serves as the Lead Pastor of Bible Fellowship Church in Ventura, California. He launched Catalyst Int'l in 2004 as a way of focusing support on Christian workers overseas. He and Lori began leading member care conferences in 2005. As a teenager, Daniel's family served in Ghana, West Africa where he developed compassion for struggling nations and people. In addition to having led many international ministry teams, Daniel has been involved in numerous relief projects in Nicaragua, Bosnia, Uganda, and Sudan. Daniel speaks at conferences both in the U.S. and abroad including speaking to both international workers and nationals in Europe, Africa and Central Asia. Daniel received a doctorate in Marriage & Family Ministry (D.Min) from Talbot School of Theology in 1990. He taught in an adjunct role there for 6 years. Daniel has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years.
Lori Hahn, Director
Lori has been leading member care programs and encouraging those who work cross-culturally for many years. She has launched numerous creative, reproducible church-based ministries which link people to cross-cultural workers, people groups, or compassion ministries around the world. Lori directs the Communications, Women’s, and Global Outreach efforts at Bible Fellowship Church in Ventura, California and leads teams for the purpose of providing renewal to global workers. Daniel and Lori have two adult children (their son is in college and their daughter and husband are in full-time ministry).