Meet the Pastors

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Pastor Rolo Bernales

Pastor Rolo Bernales grew up in a Christian, Filipino family. However, he realized he was a false convert when he heard the ‘Biblical’ Gospel and was born again by God’s grace in the Fall of 2000. He has been married to Cara since June 2004 and they have five children together. He received a BS from Grand Canyon University & his Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He enjoys traveling with his family, local church fellowship, sharing & preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

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Pastor Ed Romero

Pastor Ed Romero grew up in a Christian home but says the gospel didn’t penetrate his heart until he was in high school or college.  Since then, he has been passionate about teaching the word of God to others.  He was blessed with marriage to Megan in 2017 and received his master's degree in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary a few months later. 

Former Pastors


Dr. John Pretlove 

Dr. John Pretlove is our former Lead Pastor. He and his wife Catherine are now members of a sister church down the road. We are grateful for all that he has done in service to the Lord at our church.


Pastor Dean Lavell

Pastor Dean Lavell did not come from a Christian family, but the Lord graciously saved him in 1984. He works as a Sr. Project Manager and has been married to Vicky since 1985. He has seven children and eleven grandchildren with two more on the way.