Steve & Kayla Binnquist, YWAM San Francisco
Steve began working with YWAM San Francisco in 2004, Kayla started in 2010, and the two married in 2013. Since January 2017, they have led Restoration Initiatives, a ministry dedicated to restoring, empowering, and serving residents of San Francisco’s Tenderloin.
The Restoration Initiatives program seeks to:
- Restore people to God, their families and others
- Empower them to contribute to society with tools for pursuing work, employment, and housing
- Serve them practically through prayer, intentional relationship, free haircuts, access to showers, and accompaniment to hospital, court and rehabilitation appointments.
Steve and Kayla welcomed their son Oliver in 2015, who spends his time making the world a better place through laughter and funny noises. You can connect with them through email. And if you’d like to financially support their ministry, visit ywamsanfrancisco.org/give, select your payment method, and denote “Steve & Kayla Binnquist” for the donation.
Meet Our Missionaries
Learn about some of our other Local Missionaries serving in the Bay Area.
Jason & Justine Martinez, YWAM San Francisco
Jason is the Director of Operations at YWAM San Francisco, and Justine is the HR Director at Because Justice Matters (an extension ministry of YWAM). They also both serve on their organizations' leadership teams.Read their story
Dave Nothhelfer, CHAI
Before serving internationally, Dave worked in marine ecology, biotech, and organic farming. He came to faith in 2001 and is now fundraising to serve the poor in the Philippines with CHAI (Community Hopes Alternatives, Inc.).Read their story