"Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it." 1 Corinthians 12:27
A pastor who loves improv comedy, puppetry and magic tricks? It's not your typical combination, but Dave is not a typical pastor. Dave has worked as a family minister, associate pastor, high school teacher, children's entertainer, soccer coach and overseas missionary. His passion has always been to communicate the amazing wonder and love of God and have a lot of fun doing it!
Favorite quote: "We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations" -Pastor Chuck Swindoll
Loves hiking, coffee, exercise, bargain shopping, dancing and Christian music. She brings her marketing and event planning skills to the team along with a strong desire to live out an authentic and childlike faith. She also has a heart for shepherding women and high school youth. Married to Dave with two awesome boys.
Favorite quote: "Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God." -Corrie Ten Boom
Worship Team Leader
Paul is married to Patricia and together they have three sons and five grandchildren. He served as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1999. Throughout his life, music has always been a passion. As a chaplain, he has used his talents to entertain, as well as create community.
Worship Team Leader
Patricia Anderson is a lover of Jesus, people and animals. She is married to Chaplain Paul Anderson. They have been blessed to travel to more than 15 countries and have 3 sons: Bill, Matt and Stephen. They also have five grandchildren.
Besides teaching school starting in 1972, she has taught private piano lessons since 1985.
She also enjoys biking, hiking, swimming, gardening, reading, singing, getting together with friends and praising God.
She believes that through music, God connects with our spirits in a beautiful and magical way.
Favorite Bible Verse: "Sing to the Lord a new song, and His praise to the end of the earth" --Isaiah 42:10
Mike grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He served in the US Army for 13 years both stateside and abroad. Since graduating as high school senior from the Carson Long Military Academy, Mike has always had a natural affinity for serving others and his community. He has continued that passion for service throughout his military career, as a youth sports coach and now at Beyond the Walls.
Favorite Bible Verse: "In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in Heaven." --Matthew 5:16
Children's Ministry Director
Janice is a retired public and Christian school teacher. She enjoys family, coffee, reading, and traveling. Janice loves when others get excited about Jesus, especially kids. She uses creative play, Bible stories, and prayer to make Beyond the Walls Kids Ministry a fun time for kids to learn about Jesus.
Favorite Bible Verse: "The Lord is my shepherd, I have everything I need" --Psalm 23:1