True Love Waits Philippines – Asia Team 

Derek Ross
National Director

Derek Ross is the National Director for True Love Waits Philippines. He is an American from Texas but he calls himself Fil-Pinoy a.k.a. Feeling Pinoy! ... Read more

Amanda Ross

My name is Amanda, but I am more often referred to as Derek’s wife or the mom of Sunday, Honor, Cannon, Ada, or Eli. I have enjoyed living in the ... Read more

Kat Javier
Training Team Leader

Kat Javier is the training coordinator of True Love Waits Philippines. She is in charge in developing a strategy utilizing the TLW materials and speaker resources to multiply the movement in all regions of the Philippines. She enjoys traveling and coffee shop hopping in her leisure time. She is also passionate in teaching, public speaking, making disciples and encouraging young people that being single is a blessing. Read more

Ava Canaceli
Volunteer Team Leader

Ava Canaceli is the Volunteer Team Leader of True Love Waits Philippines. She engages TLW volunteers and encourages them to take part in different activities and events using their gifts and talents. She is also a singer-songwriter and is currently a part of Papuri! , the pionner of original Filipino Gospel Music in the Philippines. She desires to bring people closer to Jesus through her music and to encourage and inspire them to wait on God’s perfect will and purpose for their lives.


Chie Carroll
Web and Graphic Designer

Chie serves as a support for True Love Waits Philippines &'s website and graphic design needs. She's an undeserving daughter of God, met her husband Tim, through a Christian online dating website and they have been married for over 11 years. Chie with her husband Tim, met Derek & Amanda in 2011 during their short-term mission trip in the Philippines. In 2015, Tim and Chie moved to the Philippines...Read more

Ross Kids

Twenty three year old Sunday Ross is now happily married to Jose Ordonez living and working in Ft Lauderdale Florida. Honor twenty one years old is now living and working in West Covina California, Cannon nineteen years old and working as an intern photographer for Pat Dy Wedding Photography, Ada is seventeen and attending Faith Academy in her junior year and lastly Eli is thirteen, attending Faith and loves to draw.