Simon Gounder is a US Missionary with the Assemblies of God in Southern California devoted to reaching Asian Indians with the love of Christ. He is a highly sought after guest speaker on missions, revival, and outreach. Simon is the Executive Director of Global AIM. Simon has been a lead pastor both in his homeland of Fiji and in the United States. Simon also serves on many Boards of several organizations including the US Missions of the Assemblies of God, Give Clean Water, Forgotten Children, and an interdenominational Missions Network in Southern California.
Simon is a rare combination of pastor and evangelist. Simon has a passion for saving the lost and is dedicated to helping others grow in their relationship with their Savior through prayer and personal coaching. He has created Indian fellowships in several cities in the United States including California, Texas, Georgia, and Wisconsin.
Simon lives in Orange County California with his wife, friend, and teammate Anjana. Simon and Anjana are both ordained ministers with the Assemblies of God and serve as missionaries with the US Missions. Their son, Sylvanas (Sal), is a masters student at BIOLA University after graduating from Vanguard University with a Bachelors degree in Accounting & Finance. Sal is also the Young Adults pastor and Worship Leader at Orange Hills Assembly of God along with his wife Jessica. Sal and Jessica are fully involved in the Global AIM ministry; participating in outreaches, mission trips, and leading worship at fellowship meetings.