Bob Branch, Senior Pastor
shown here with the Branch family.
Charis (20), Hannah (22), Bob , Becca (16) Becky, Daniel (24)
General blurb: Bob is a mixture of fun-loving and intensity. He is real and raw, honest-to-a-fault, and loves Jesus and people. He takes God seriously, but not himself. He’s comfortable being the life of the party, or dialing down alone. He wishes he could surf (because it’s very cool), but he can’t. He loves God, His Word, teaching and preaching, and mentoring young leaders. He also loves to worship God and is a fan of expensive guitars.
Lit: Stephen Lawhead Fiction Novels, The Divine Conspiracy (Dallas Willard), The Great Divorce (CS Lewis), Garrison Keillor
Beats: Chris Tomlin, Eric Clapton, Andy McKee, U2, Steffen Schackinger, Eric Johnson, Yo-yo Ma, Brenton Brown, James Taylor (even some new country, but don’t tell anyone)
Flicks: The Matrix, August Rush, The Lord of The Rings, Dan In Real Life, Up, Finding Forester, (TV) The Office, Lost, Psych, So You Think You Can Dance
Stuff: Strat & Tele electric guitars, hanging with my family, working out at the gym, the beach, guest ranching (horseback riding, fishing, hiking), playing solitaire,
Vittles: My wife’s fettuccine alfredo, northern Italian food, steak, salmon-on-the-grill, Thai, sushi, Indian
Frank Shelter, Youth Pastor
is shown here with his wife Arianna.
General blurb: Frank is a mixture of loving-fun and seriousness. He loves GOD and His family. He has been a dj for more than 7 years and Loves to tell people about GOD through His ministry of music and Dance. Frank and Arianna Love being in ministry together and are currently working on a Music project which should be released in 2012.
Set: Frank and Arianna
Lit: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
Beats: Funky Joe and the Outrageous Gang, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Kenny G
Flicks: .......... , The Simpsons, Lost, House, The Office
Stuff: Recording studio stuff, DJ gear, chillin with the Homies
Vittles: Italian Food, My wife's Home cookin
Tim Zanin is the Children's Director
General Blurb: Tim loves GOD, his family and friends. He has ministered to children for more than 30 years. He loves children and loves telling them stories that teach the truths of the Word and of our Lord and Savior. He loves to sail and one day wants to complete a solo trip from San Diego to Hawaii.
Family: Tim and Izzy, daughters: Maggie and her husband Jessi and 2 children Sharri-Lynn and Timmy (yes he is named after Tim), Katie and her husband Tom and daughter Edith-Jane, Hillary and her Husband Burke, sons David, Daniel, and Sam.
Lit: Galatians, Ephesians, and works of C.S. Lewis.
Flicks: Casablanca, Matrix, The Good, Bad and the Ugly, and old Supermarionation TV shows.
Stuff: Sailing, Basketball, and spending time with his family and friends.
Vittles: Mexican and Italian food, my wife's homemade tortillas and Mexican rice.
Tunes: Late 60's and early 70's Rock.
Tony Cherniss is an Elder at The Springs and is shown here with his wife Nina.
General Blurb: By nature an introvert but set free by the Lord to love Him and the people He loves out loud. Helping people grow closer to their Lord in His passion; the whole process of discipleship He considers beautiful: the exercise of speritual diciplines through good times and trials.
Set: Tony, my wife Nina, daughter Michelle, son Jon.
Lit: The Spirit of the Disciplines (Dallas Willard), Spiritual Leadership (J. Oswald Sanders), for fun anything by Clive Cussler.
Beats: Misty Edwards, MercyMe, Ricardo Sanchez, Bach, Weird Al Yankovic.
Flicks: It's a Wonderful Life, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, The Sasquatch Gang.
Stuff: Hiking, camping, off road motorcycling, bicycle riding at the beach, free diving (spear fishing, but I am not very good at it).
Vittles: Pizza made with pesto instead of tomato sauce, almost all breakfast food, complete turkey dinner.
Bill Kunst is the Director of Facilities.
Annette Cope is the Church Secretary.
Don Larkin is the Financial Team Chairman.
Kimberly Callaghan is the Woman's Ministries Director.
Di Larkin is Co-Leader of the Prayer and Care Ministries.
Linda Engstrom is Co-Leader of the Prayer and Care Ministries.