Nick officially joined our staff as our Discipleship Pastor in January of 2023. He serves as pastor to the youth and oversees the leaders of our children’s ministry, small groups, and assimilation teams. Nick and his wife Emily have four children and have been in ministry for many years. Nick served as youth pastor at Cornerstone Community Church and Talega Life Church, both in San Clemente, Ca. He was also the Associate Pastor of music and mission at Bear Valley Church in Big Bear Lake, Ca, as well as the founder of RYFO, a music industry chaplaincy ministry. In addition to his role at the church, he works with Novo—a worldwide mission agency—as their ACTIVATE(D) Team Leader. Nick is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL.