Born in San Luis Obispo, California, Billy is a product of the bustling metropolis of Shandon, CA, population 400. With a degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University and a Masters Degree from Life Pacific College. Billy, along with his wife Kristin, served in numerous capacities at the Santa Barbara Foursquare Church for 6 years and in 2002 they became the Lead Pastors of the Goleta Foursquare Church. They have had the incredible opportunity to partner as co-lead pastors of Media City Church since 2010. In addition to the joy of growing with their amazing church family, they have had the privilege of sending many other pastors, leaders and planting churches from MCC out across the globe. He loves spending time with his wife and three kids, drinking iced coffee, eating hot salsa, taking in historical sites, as well as the smell of old books, going to the movies, and using power tools.
Born in Illinois, Kristin is a die hard Chicago fan. She moved to Long Beach, California in middle school and upon graduation from Vanguard University, pounded the pavement in LA as an actress before God called her into ministry. She joined the staff of Santa Maria Foursquare Church and received her pastoral license in 1995. It was there she met and married the love of her life, Billy and they began their ministry partnership. While serving as Lead Pastors in Goleta, Kristin started a theatre program and founded a Theatre Summer Camp! Billy and Kristin were appointed as Lead Pastors of MCC in 2010 and have 3 wonderful teenagers, Jeremiah, Emma & Bella and pup named Nilla. Kristin’s passion for developing young leaders is the reason she is also now a life coach. She enjoys reading, going to the movies, award shows, watching all Chicago sports, homemade chocolate chip cookies and diet coke.
ARMENIAN MINISTRY PASTOR
YOUTH AND WORSHIP PASTOR