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:

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.

Sylvia Kamande, Because Justice Matters

Originally from Nairobi, Kenya, Sylvia Kamande serves with Because Justice Matters in the Tenderloin to help break the cycle of fear, violence, and hopelessness which many women and girls experience in San Francisco.

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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.).

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Caleb & Alexius, Cru

Caleb and Alexius have been working with Cru in San Francisco since 2015 with the mission to empower and equip college students with the skills, tools, and faith they need to make an eternal impact in their communities.

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