I was born and raised in Modesto, Ca. I’ve attended church since I was four years old. But it wasn’t until I was fifteen when I gave my life to Christ in 1995 at a production of “Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames.”
At the age of seventeen, God called me to ministry. I started getting involved in the youth ministry of Calvary Temple Worship Center in Modesto, and eventually did an internship there to begin the journey to full-time ministry.
In my late twenties, I became the student ministries pastor at Chico First Assembly where I served for 5 years. It was also while serving as youth pastor in Chico where I met and married my wife, Malia, in 2009. We have enjoyed 8 years of marriage.
In 2012, my wife and I moved to Sacramento, CA where we served for student ministries pastors until 2014.
In 2015, my wife and I were elected to serve as Senior Pastors at Harvest Church in Wheatland, CA.
I also developed a love for technology when I was a child. I have taught myself how to utilize technology for ministry, as well as doing graphic and web design. I am constantly looking for ways in which technology can help spread the gospel far and wide.
My purpose: Love Jesus and love people.
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Some of my ministry experience
Set vision and spiritual direction for the church. Prepare weekly sermons for our main worship service. Facilitate the main worship service. Organize monthly and annual calendar for main service speaking topics. Recruit and train leaders to oversee volunteer teams for Sunday morning and midweek services. Facilitate a mid-week Bible Study. Hired Student Ministries Director. Hired Administrative Assistant. Built website for Harvest Church. Trained leaders to use Planning Center for the scheduling of team members. Trained leaders to use Faithlife Proclaim for all media presentations for the church.
Facilitate a mid-week youth service, as well as a weekly Sunday School class to help students learn God's Word. Recruited and trained a student leadership team to give students life skills for the future. I also established bi-monthly small groups and adult leaders for Jr. high and high school students. Established social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Keep the church's podcast up to date as well as post updates on Facebook. Designed the church's promotional material for all major events, including logos, flyers, posters, and online graphics. Setup and maintain staff email and collaboration accounts and online calendars.
Built a youth ministry consisting of a midweek service, a bi-weekly discipleship group, student and adult leadership teams, a student-led worship team, regular giving to Speed the Light, and regular outreaches to the students in the community, large and small. Established websites for the church and youth ministry, including weekly sermon podcasts, downloadable forms for events, mobile apps, social media profiles, and all logos for branding. Created all of the promotional material for the church and youth ministry as well as major events.
Launched and led Jr. High ministry as an extension of the overall youth ministry. Led college ministry as an extension of the overall youth ministry. Oversaw Sunday School, small groups, and Tech Team. Campus chaplain for the Contra Costa County school district.
Oversaw Tech Crew for youth ministry, including sound, lighting, graphics, PowerPoint, and video. Built website for youth ministry.
Some of the people I have worked in ministry with.
I would love to hear from you! You can reach me via one of the methods below
602 4th St. Wheatland, CA 95692