Where did you grow up?
In the Fig Orchards of Fresno, California
Where did you go to college? What degree did you earn?
Vanguard University - B.A. and M.A. in Church Leadership. I also studied for my undergraduate degree at Fresno State and Stanford University.
What are your areas of ministry at SLC?
Campus Pastor at Orting Valley. I also serve on the staff Teaching team and Discipleship team.
What was the best concert you ever attended?
Private gospel worship concert with Israel Houghton and his choir in Phoenix Arizona. Powerful!
Second was seeing my son Jacob perform with his Senior Jazz ensemble and drumline.
Where is your favorite place in the world?
Disneyland California. THE greatest place on earth, and now the home to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.
What is the last book you read?
When Heaven Invades Earth Expanded Edition: A Practical Guide to a Life of Miracles by Bill Johnson
What are you passionate about?
Making Disciple Makers
What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
When I walked away from a promising career in computer artificial intelligence programming to follow my calling to be a pastor.
What are you currently watching on Netflix?
Defenders - Marvel's newest superhero series.
Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
Candy taste tester at the Hershey chocolate factory.
What is your favorite type of ice cream?
Peanut butter vanilla in a waffle cone.
What is your favorite family tradition?
Going to the movies on Christmas night with my kids.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Flight. Man I hope we can fly in the new heaven and new earth.
What is something on your bucket list?
To have hair as great as Kenny Philebaum