Men Of Messiah (Ministry to the Coachella Valley, California)
“Preparing Co-heirs with Christ for the Ages to COme”
78-740 Wakefield Cir.
La Quinta, California 92253
Presently and until Christ returns or takes me home to be WITH Him!
By the grace of God making disciples (lover/servants) of Jesus Christ, man’s only and true Messiah, and thus preparing co-heirs with Christ for ages to come.
Orange Coast Bible Fellowship
Costa Mesa, California
September 1986 to August 1995
Primary responsibility was pastoring and teaching from a Biblical perspective within a church family atmosphere that was committed to the Biblical mandate to “make disciples” of Jesus Christ (Matt. 28:18-20; II Timothy 2:1-2). Utilizing the “spiritual gift” of “pastor/teacher” it was my privilege to participate in the spiritual and psychological equipping of Christians for doing the “work of the ministry” of serving Jesus Christ and the eternal needs of people.
Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa
Santa Ana, California
July 1983 to August 1986
PASTOR OF ADULT SINGLE MINISTRY
Primary responsibility was Biblical instruction and counseling to all “church members” with a particular emphasis upon the adult single population. This included weekly Bible studies and ongoing counseling activity.
Lifestyle COunseling of South Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, California
May 1982 to May 1983
Established and developed “Lifestyle Counseling” of South Lake Tahoe as a Biblically centered counseling provider. This included treatments of the personal, spiritual and psychological needs of the residents of the Lake Tahoe basin and the Carson Valley and Reno, Nevada areas.
Shaw Avenue Baptist Church
September 1979 to January 1982
Primarily responsible for teaching, preaching, and counseling from a Biblical perspective. This included Sunday A.M. preaching, as well as weekly Bible studies and counseling with those who participated in this context.
Dallas Theological Seminary~ThM (1979): Majored in “New Testament Literature & Exegesis
California State University Fresno~MSW (1972): Major was in “Social Work”
California State University Fresno~BA (1970): Majored in “Political Science and public & Social Welfare”
Fresno City College~AA (1968)
***The School of REAL LIFE…haven’t graduated yet, still in school!
“Is Your Name Written in the Book of Life?” A Men of Messiah publication~2003.
“Men of Messiah: The Creed of our Christian Faith” A Men of Messiah publication, 2003.
“Reflections for Skillful Living” A Men of Messiah publication, 2003.
“Abortion: Between the Extremes” A Men of Messiah publication, 2003.
“The Sufficiency of Scripture” A Men of Messiah publication, 2004.
“Biblical Philanthropy” A Men of Messiah publication, 2004.
“Contact without Contamination” A Men of Messiah publication, 2004.
“Harvesting Eternal Life” A Men of Messiah publication, 2004.
“Friends Forever” (Christian Marriage)” A Men of Messiah publication, 2006.
“Union with Christ” A Men of Messiah publication pending~2013.
ThM Thesis: “The New Testament Concept of Eternal Inheritance”~1979.
MSW Thesis: “The Social Worker and Political Intervention”~1972
AFFILIATIONS & EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
Former faculty member of Chafer Theological seminary of Hunnington Beach, California.
Current member of Grace Evangelical Society.
ASB Vice President, California State University Fresno~1971-1972
ASB Senator of the School of Social Work, California State University Fresno ~1970-1971.
ASB Political Liaision with California State Legislature sitting on Governor Reagan’s advisory council~1970-1971.
“Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities”~1971-1972.
***Most importantly, please carefully note that I am a wayward sinner who was been eternally salvaged by the LOVE, grace, and mercy of God in Jesus Christ and granted eternal MEMBERSHIP into the Body of Christ! This is the “affiliation” that I am most humbly proud of!!!