Leadership

Elders & Deacons

Chris Wu

Elder & Pastor

Education: Chris has an M. Div. from The Master’s Seminary.

Passion for ministry: The life of Chris Wu is characterized by deep reverence and love for God and his Word. And he devotes himself to the careful exposition and preaching of the Word so that he may encourage the church to worship in all dimensions of life.

"If it is disagreeable in your sight to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
Joshua 24:15 (NASB, 1995)

Dave Sherrill

Elder & Pastor

Education: Dave has a BA in Bible from Christian Heritage College (now called San Diego Christian).

Passion for ministry: Dave desires to help others love and know the Lord intimately, imitate Him in all they do, and live lives of value in His eyes.

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”
Colossians 3:16-17 (KJV)

Hanson Cao

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Hanson loves both those who are in the church and not in the church and he desires to preach the Gospel to those that do not know Christ as Lord and Savior.

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”
Galatians 2:20 (NASB, 1995)

Christopher Chan

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Chris's desire is to encourage others to depend on the Word of God and prayer so that they may live excellently and passionately for the Lord in every aspect of their lives.
 
"This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth; but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin."
1 John 1:5-7 (NASB, 1995)

Benjamin Cho

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Ben desires to help the body of Christ increase in their love for Him and be faithfully obedient to the Word of God.

"The secret of the LORD is for those who fear Him, and He will make them know His covenant. "
Psalm 25:14 (NASB, 1995)

Nathaniel de los Santos

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Nathaniel serves his local church with a passion for Christ to receive all glory, praise, and honor in his own life and in the lives of the members of His body.  

"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."
Romans 5:8 (NASB, 1995)

Timothy Halim

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Tim serves the local church for the glory of God, with a desire to encourage everyone to make their Christian lives evident to the world and to be diligent workers for the Lord, whether it is in the small details or the larger picture of ministry.

"The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person."
Ecclesiastes 12:13 (NASB, 1995)

Aaron Hui

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Aaron desires that the body of Christ can live excellently, fellowshipping together, putting off worldliness, and making Christ evident in their lives.

"And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near."
Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV)

Andrew Shi

Deacon
Passion for ministry: Andy pursues the unity of the church through selfless faithful service; meeting the needs of the body and rejoicing with one another, all to the glory of his Master.

"His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'"
Matthew 25:21 (NASB, 1995)