Youth Higher Calling
601W McKinley Ave, Pomona,CA91768
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Victor Chayasirisobhon was born in Montreal, Canada and came to the United States in 1981 with his parents as a 3 year old. After spending some years in Michigan, his family moved to Southern California where they have lived since 1984. He is a graduate of Whitney High School in Cerritos, UC Irvine, and Gateway Seminary among other schools. He currently holds 3 Doctorates, 5 Masters and 2 Bachelors degrees and will add two more including one from California Baptist University in 2023. He has served as the lead pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church of Anaheim since 2006 as well as the principal of Anaheim Discovery Christian School since 2009. He is the current president of the California Southern Baptist Convention. He is married to his wife Theresa and has 4 kids ranging from 4 to 13 years old. He loves the Lord and is honored to serve his Kingdom family and carry on the legacy of all of those who came before him.
Pastor Ben is a native to Southern California. He spent his youth and adult life here in Los Angeles and understands the needs of Korean immigrant families of both first and second generation. He felt God’s strong call into ministry in his late 30’s and has never turned back to the ordinary things of life. He earned his MDIV as well as MA in Counseling at BIOLA/Talbot Seminary and was ordained as a pastor shortly thereafter. He’s been specializing in Family and Marriage for the last 13 years and takes special interest in hurting families. He’s helped many families heal over the years and he is also the founder and president of Redeeming Community Ministries, dedicated to bringing healing to families of all backgrounds. He is currently a spiritual counselor for hospice where he cares for the spiritual needs of dying patients. He has two adult children and has been married to his wife for 28 years. He loves all kinds of food. He loves to travel. He loves to visit missionaries all over the world and helps them every chance he gets.
Pastor SungKyung (Bible) has been serving youth and EM for last 25+ years and now, he still is serving youth at Hanbit church in San Diego (haha) For fun, he likes to exercise and watch ‘inspirational’ movies like Gladiator and 300. He is praying for God’s ‘higher calling’ to be a long term missionary to places where His name to be proclaimed. He has a beautiful wife, Christian, and two loving college kids, but twice a year, they are making his heart heavy because of tuitions and rents.
David Oh is currently serving as National Executive Director at SOON Movement Global. He did his M.Div at Fuller Theological Seminary and Th.M at ITS. He is the first graduate class of GCTC in America. He used to teach at California Graduate School of Theology and he’s been working at Crossbridge Fellowship as a lead pastor helping the next generation to build their own church. He has five children, Caris, Kayla, David, Jeremiah, and Timothy with his beautiful wife Esther. His special passion is for Diaspora Asian Americans; whom he believes to be one of the greatest potential people ever lived to impact the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ.