Our team

dave hazel

Lead Pastor

Pastor Dave and Cheryl came to El Cajon in September 2016. Dave and Cheryl both graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University and Dave has a Masters of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Although he grew up in Southern California, Dave and his family lived in the midwest for 17 years before coming back home. Over his career Dave has been a youth pastor and church planter. He trains church planters all over the country and has a heart to see people take significant steps toward New Life in Christ.
Hometown: Whittier, CA
Fun Fact: I love bicycling, sports,  and spending time with my family.

aaron yoshida

Worship Leader

Graduated: Music and Ministry - Point Loma Nazarene University 2019
Hometown: Kaneohe, HI
BirthDay: April 11th, 1997
Fun Fact: I play multiple instruments including piano, bass, guitar, ukulele, drums, and cello.

Ruthie Salang

Children's Director

Hometown: Wahiawa, Hawaii
College major: child and adolescent development
Fun Fact: I am the oldest of 6 siblings

Kim Ensor

Youth Pastor

Hometown: Long Beach, California  
June 20th
Fun Fact: Lego Builder!

Morgan yoshida

Office Administration 

Masters in Theology from Fuller Seminary
Graduated: Christian Studies - Point Loma Nazarene University 2020
Hometown: Glendale, CA
Birthday: May 30th, 1998
Fun Fact: I have been sky diving seven times!

Steve Ensor 

Head of Facilities 

Hometown: Davenport, WA
Birthday: February 19th 
Fun Fact: comic book and pulp enthusiast