Meet the Executive Board
Jeremy Aylett
Jeremy and his wife Natalia moved to San Diego to apprentice and learn in church planting in 2010.  They both helped serve at Mission Trails Church, and Jeremy was sent out to plant another …
Bryon J Barmer
Bryon J. Barmer is the senior pastor of the Bright Hope Community Church. Bryon and Jennifer are church planters who started meeting in their home conducting Bible studies in 2010. Bright Hope …
Judy Carlisle
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Judy Carlisle graduated from Campbellsville University with a Major in Biology and a secondary teaching credential. Her study of God’s Word began to take hold while in college through the effective …
Michael Carlisle
Mike began his career in cable television before being called into ministry. His formal training includes an MBA, MDIV, and Doctor of Ministry focusing on Transformational Leadership for the Global City. Mike formerly served as Senior Pastor of two churches in Southern California, National Director of Evangelism Explosion and as Vice President at the North American Mission Board. He is currently serving as Director of Missions, San Diego Southern Baptist Association, he is also Founder and President of Vision San Diego, which partners with churches, nonprofits, businesses, and government agencies.
Luke Chen
Rev. Luke Chen has been the pastor of GC2 Church, a multiethnic church in 4S Ranch, since he planted it in 2009. Prior to that he had pastored in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Toronto starting in 1985. …
Pete Contreras
Pete Contreras is the founding Pastor of New Vision Church.This is a multi-ethnic, multi-economic and multi-generational church in San Diego California. Pete has been serving the urban communities …
Sherwood Patterson
Sherwood serves as Lead Pastor of Quest Church. He holds a Doctor of Ministry from Biola University and is passionate about teaching God’s word, equipping servant leaders for Kingdom impact, …
Vincent Hayes
Elder Vincent Hayes has been a member of Highland Park Church/New Seasons Church since January 1991.  He has served in several roles including Sunday School Teacher, Small Group …
Phil Herrington
Soon after Pathways was launched, Phil became pastor of Pathways…August of 1993. He is known for his ability to relate the Bible to everyday life in an understandable and sometimes humorous …
Dale Huntington
Dale Huntington pastors City Life Church, a multiethnic church in southeast San Diego.    City Life is committed to honoring Jesus as Lord, but also seeking justice for those who are …
Robert Pope
I was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and raised in Washington D.C. I was drafted into the Army in 1970 where I served two years. I moved to San Diego in 1980. I united with the Encanto Southern …
Jack Rickman
Jack Rickman has served as an elder of Broadway Baptist Church in Escondido, California, since being called as senior pastor in December 1999 and from time to time, in several roles with the San …
Hal Seed
Dr. Hal Seed is Founding and Lead Pastor of New Song Community Church in Oceanside, CA. He is CEO of Pastormentor and the author of 6 books, including the bestselling The God Questions.  Hal …
Rolland Slade
Rolland Slade is a native San Diegan. He has been serving in pastoral ministry since 1987, and as the senior pastor of Meridian Baptist Church since 2004.  For years, Pastor Rolland has been …
Jimmy Steele
Jimmy Steele is the lead pastor and planter of the Hill Church, a replant located in La Mesa since 2018. Jimmy has been married to his wife Julie for 19 years and been blessed with 4 children ranging …
Roger VanDerWerken
Roger VanDerWerken grew up on a farm in upstate New York.  Following graduation from High School he lived a year in the Netherlands as a foreign exchange student.  Upon returning from …