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Who We Are

Expositors Collective is a growing network of pastors, leaders, and laypeople which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers. We provide resources through our weekly podcast, our two-day intentional training seminars, and interactive webinars.

Up Next

Our next in-person Training Weekend for men and women of all ages will be in Pleasanton, CA on May 24-25, 2024. In this interactive seminar, attendees will meet in groups and build ongoing relationships.

Valley Community Church

4455 Del Valle Parkway
Pleasanton, CA 94566

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Calvary Chapel Kampala, Uganda – September 11-13


New England – Fall of 2024


About CGN

We are a family of churches working together to proclaim the Gospel, make diciples, and plant churches.

Visit our website for more Information about care, coaching, and resources.

The Team

Mike Neglia

Mike Neglia was born and raised in Fallbrook, California and moved to Cork, Ireland in 2003. He is married to Rachel and together they have three kids. Mike is the lead pastor at Calvary Cork, working on his Master’s degree at Western Seminary, and serves on the Executive Team of Calvary Global Network. Mike is also host of the Expositors Collective podcast.

Nick Cady

Nick Cady grew up in Denver, Colorado and then spent 10 years as a missionary, pastor, and church planter in Hungary with Calvary Chapel. In 2012, Nick moved to Longmont, Colorado to be lead pastor of White Fields Community Church. He holds a master’s degree in Integrative Theology from the London School of Theology and a bachelor’s degree in Theology from the University of Gloucestershire (UK). He and his wife, Rosemary, have four children.

Bryan Stupar

Bryan Stupar was born in 1970 and grew up in Huntington Beach, California, becoming a Christian at around age 16. He married Sherry in 1991. And then in 1993, at age 23, moved to San Luis Obispo to plant Calvary SLO church, which has had significant impact throughout the Central Coast and beyond through church planting and missions work. Bryan is the proud father of two grown daughters.

John Whittaker

John Whittaker is a disciple of Jesus and a Bible teacher whose goal is to provide what he calls “blue jeans theology” - theology for everyday life. He’s been a pastor and a church planter. He also taught at Boise Bible College full-time for 19 years, and still serves as an adjunct professor. One of his greatest joys in life is being a husband, father, and grandfather.

Currently, John is creating all sorts of online Bible teaching resources to help people learn and live the Bible. One key resource is The Listener’s Commentary (, which provides clear, down-to-earth teaching through the books of the New Testament. John loves seeing people come alive to the joy and transforming power of walking with Jesus in the midst of their everyday life.

Alan Stoddard

Alan Stoddard is the lead pastor at Imagine Church in San Bernardino, California. Alan became a follower of Jesus in 1988, and the course of his life changed. He responded to a call to the ministry in 1992 and served 11 years in the Army. In addition to serving at churches in Germany, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico, Alan has multicultural experience in European, Spanish, and African-American cultures. He is married to Jeana and has one daughter, Briana.

Additionally, Alan graduated from Edward H. White High School in 1982, from Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas, and did his doctoral work at Gordon-Conwell Seminary in South Hamilton Massachusetts on the topic of “reinforcing expository preaching with sermon-based small groups.” While at Gordon Conwell, Alan was privileged to study with the preaching dean, the late Dr. Haddon Robinson.

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