"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
Caleb grew up in upstate New York and has been helping lead worship since he was 10 years old.
He is currently engaged to Natalie Martell and looks forward to leading worship every Sunday.
Favorite Bible Verse: "Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity." --1 Timothy 4:12
Worship Leader, Media
Natalie was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She graduated from The Pontifical Catholic University with a degree in music. Natalie's background includes leading children's choir, kids' worship, youth worship and worship in both Spanish and English.
Favorite Quote: "It is the Holy Spirit's job to convict, God's job to judge and my job to love." --Billy Graham
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