Pastor Ely V. Magtanong was born and grew up in Manila, Philippines.
Beginning in the Philippines, he has been in pastoral ministry since 1984, continuing in Canada in 1993 and United States in 2000. Pastor Ely was ordained in the gospel ministry in 1989.
He holds a graduate degree in Pastoral Studies from Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines and has a Doctor of Ministry (ABD) degree in Christian Leadership from Regent University in Virginia, USA.
His wife Amy is a Nurse Practitioner (MSN) at the Community Health Center in Florida. They have four children: Elaine, Ely, Jr., Emelyn, and Allie Mae.
Pastor Ely is passionate in seeing men and women, boys and girls become disciples of Jesus and being ready for His soon return!