Yes, Evangelist is his real last name! Pastor Jake's heart beats for God's word. His humorous and witty teaching style brings a creative life applicable message for the young and older audience.
Pastor Jake has been in full-time ministry for over 25 years, beginning as a youth pastor at his home church in Imperial, California. After serving youth for 17 years, he was hired as the Lead Pastor here at Neighborhood in July of 2012. Jake and his wife Krista have been happily married since 1999. They have 3 amazing boys Carson, Landen, and Mason.
Pastor has 3 passions . . . Faith, family, and football. Coaching football continues to be a highlight of his ministry to students at Bishop Union High School. He also enjoys catching all the big bass out of the Owens Valley.