Our elders serve as those set apart and entrusted to teach, to nurture, to govern, to pray for, and to care for our church.
Sun received his call to ministry during his time at UC San Diego, where he began to learn of his engraftment into the Story of Jesus. He went on to continue his studies at Westminster Seminary California, where he received his M.Div. He serves as the lead pastor of Christ Our Redeemer, where he hopes to encourage a deep-rooted devotion to God’s Word and His Gospel Story. Sun thanks the Lord each day for his wife and truest partner in crime Judy. Together, they have set roots in Camarillo and brave daily adventures of parenting their four young children. They love living here, being a part of this church, and meeting new people through this unique community.
Dave grew up in Southern California and has worked as a pediatrician in Ventura County since 1996. He attended college and medical school in Tulsa, Oklahoma where he met his wife, Becky. They currently reside in Camarillo and have four adult children. Dave grew up in the church and initially became acquainted with Reformed theology through the teachings of R. C. Sproul and The White Horse Inn. Dave was ordained as a ruling elder at Christ Church Ventura and serves as a ruling elder at Christ Our Redeemer. He and Becky enjoy the outdoors through hiking, and going on runs. Dave also enjoys surfing with his kids and is a private pilot.
Brad is a native of Southern California. Prior to his time in Ventura County, he lived in San Diego and served as a deacon in a United Reformed Church. He was ordained as a ruling elder at Christ Church Ventura and serves as a ruling elder at Christ Our Redeemer. Raised in a strong Christian home, he experienced the benefits of hearing God’s Word and was brought to faith in Christ at a young age. He completed studies in structural engineering at UC San Diego and is currently employed as an engineer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command. In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, watching baseball, and eating pizza with friends and family. Brad and his wife, Rebecca, live in Camarillo, with their two children.
Our Ministry Leaders
Jon was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was raised in Northern California. He was called into faith in high school, when reading through Romans 8. There, he was first gripped by God’s sovereign grace that led him to ministry. He later sensed that call into ministry during his undergraduate studies at Eternity Bible College. Jon received his M.Div at Westminster Seminary California. Jon serves as the assistant pastor at Christ Our Redeemer. Jon has been married to Jasmine since 2020, and they live together in Camarillo with their beloved Frenchies Ube and Taro.
David grew up in a Christian home in Northern Virginia, where he attended Grace Orthodox Presbyterian Church. He completed studies in engineering at Duke University and spent some years developing software in Seattle. He now “works” in the video game industry as a Technical Animator. David was ordained as a deacon at Christ Church Ventura and now serves as a deacon at Christ Our Redeemer. He lives in Camarillo with his wife Mary and their two daughters.
Mike is from the South Dakota/Minnesota area. He was raised as a son of a pastor and a teacher. He followed his mother’s footsteps by also becoming a teacher, having attended Minnesota State for his undergraduate studies with a masters in educational technology from Liberty University. Mike was ordained as a deacon at Christ Church Ventura and now serves as a deacon at Christ Our Redeemer. He lives with his wife Jalin, their two daughters, a great dane, a cat, and a rabbit.