Bob is our Youth Pastor and Lead Ministry Pastor. He is passionate about participating in the Great Commission. For years Bob has been involved in mission work around the world: leading teams to Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and Africa. He and his wife Mimi are always looking for new opportunities to impact the world for the Kingdom of God. Bob graduated with a degree in Christian Education from Biola in and in 2014 earned a Masters of Divinity from George Fox Seminary. Bob loves playing and watching sports, especially the Dodgers, watching films and just about any outdoor activity. Some of his favorite vacation spots to spend with his family are Kuaui and Yosemite. You can visit his personal blog HERE.
Pastor Bob, his wife Margaret and his extended family are beloved at NorthPark for the wisdom and much valued perspective they bring to our Staff Team. Pastor Bob served in the Fire Department for many years before becoming a Pastor. He currently gives leadership to our vibrant SALT Ministries as well as our GriefShare and Mercy Ministries. Bob is big hearted and sincere--and he's great at giving hugs--be sure to get one when you see him. You'll feel the love!
Jim and his wife Janette have lived in Santa Clarita since 1992 when they moved their family from Northern California. They have attended NorthPark since 1992. Jim has been active in Bible Study ministry in both SALT and Eight in which he has led a weekly Sunday morning Adult Bible Study since 2011. Jim holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Management, has participated in developing business and employee policies for NPC, and is currently Advanced faculty for the University of Phoenix in the School of Business. He is a Vietnam Serviced Army Veteran, a flight instructor, and an avid backpacker who is always looking for a new trail.
Carl recently joined the team of pastors at NorthPark and has been serving as a deacon and member of this body for over 18 years. He is blessed to be lovingly accompanied on the journey by his wife Julie, and they have both been abundantly blessed with, and by, Andrew, Rachel, Amy and Sarah. With an aerospace engineering degree from The Ohio State University, Carl is an engineering executive for a large aerospace company. In his occasional bits of free time, Carl enjoys movies, family traveling, music, camping, playing and watching sports (especially the Buckeyes!).
As Lead Teaching Pastor, Robert is responsible for preaching, teaching, and leading various ministries. Prior to NorthPark, Robert served as a Senior Pastor on the East Coast after living in England for three years earning a Ph.D. in Religion & Theology from Durham University.
Robert loves So Cal having spent six years in Escondido (north San Diego) as an Adult ministries pastor at Emmanuel Faith Community Church. Robert is a graduate of Talbot School of Theology/Biola (M.A.) and a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin (M.B.A.). Robert is married to Laurie and has two kids.
Publications: New Existence and Righteous Living: Colossians and 1 Peter in Conversation with 4QInstruction and the Hodayot. (De Gruyter, 2013); Chapter on 1-2 Peter, Jude in Following Jesus Christ: The New Testament Message of Discipleship Today (Kregel, 2019 forthcoming.)