EMMANUEL FAITH CHURCH
Pastor of Adult Ministries 2018-Present
High School Pastor 2008-2018
(AM) Pastoral Oversight of our Adult Ministries(ages 30+).
(AM) Congregational Care ministries.
(AM) A member of the Preaching Team
(AM) As a Pastoral Elder, I am responsible for raising funds for our new building projects and on a Technology sub-committee.
(AM) Weekly preaching in Adult Fellowship Classes when not in the pulpit.
(HS) Pastoral Oversight to a ministry of over 300 students from 17 different schools all over North County.
(HS) As a Pastoral Elder, this role has many large church components outside of High School Ministry, including occasional preaching in the main service.
(HS) Weekly preaching along with a very active year-round youth ministry schedule including multiple large events, camps, and missions opportunities.
(HS) Leading, training, and equipping a team of three full-time employees, various seasonal employees, and over fifty weekly volunteers.
(HS) Deeply connected to fellow youth workers all over North County and one of the key leaders of the Unify/Anthem Youth Worship Gatherings.
High School Pastor 2004-2008
Turned a youth group of 30 into a full-fledged Youth Ministry of 150+ students on a weekly basis.
Began new small group programs, a leadership program, missions opportunities, and an internship program that employed three part-time interns.
FIRST EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH
JH & HS Pastoral Associate 1997-2004
Hands-on pastoral leadership to a class of 100+ students throughout Jr. High and High School years.
Responsibilities included weekly teaching, discipleship training, developing and maintaining small groups, recruiting and training volunteers, activity planning, camps, retreats, and missions trips.
LAKE AVENUE CHURCH
I grew up at Lake Avenue under Pastors Ray Ortlund, Paul Cedar, and Gordon Kirk. This is where I first learned about Jesus and where I got my first taste of ministry. My family's roots go real deep here and my brother is currently one of the Worship Pastors.
EDUCATION & GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
FULLER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
MDiv; Youth, Family & Culture Graduation: 2004
LA MIRADA, CA
B.A. Philosophy, Minor in Bible Graduation: 1998
GLOBAL MISSIONS EXPERIENCE
Extensive cross cultural ministry experience with short term teams, being responsible for the organization, recruitment, training, fund raising, and implementation of ministry alongside of ministry partners in the following locations: Albania, Armenia, Canada, China, Ecuador, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Senegal, and Thailand