PASTORAL STAFF & ELDERS
Pastor Bryan, his wife Caz, and their four daughters Abby, Lily-Rose, Hananiah, and Isabella moved from Fullerton, California in October 2018 to join the KCC ‘Ohana. Prior to being our Lead Pastor, Bryan served as the Campus Pastor for Hope International University for 7 1/2 years. He is the author of many articles in various magazines including “Relevant” and “Outreach.” In 2017, his book, Everyone Loves Sex: So Why Wait? (A Discussion in Sexual Faithfulness) was published and released in the States and Australia. Bryan’s passion is for people, preaching, leading, teaching, missions, encouraging, and mentoring.
ASSOC. PASTOR, CHILDREN
Pastor Marie first attended Kaimuki Christian Church as a teenager, and returned with her husband, Pastor Nofo, in 2010 to serve our keiki (children). Pastor Marie's passion is for our keiki to realize how much God loves them and wants them to know they're His kids.
ASSOC. PASTOR, MEN & LOCAL OUTREACH
Pastor Nofo grew up in Western Samoa, where he played professional rugby before he met Jesus Christ. He first encountered Kaimuki Christian Church through his involvement with South Seas Christian Ministries, helping to coordinate Samoa short-term missions. Pastor Nofo's passion flows from his love for Jesus, and he brings that passion to our local outreach and men's ministries. "Nothing is worth doing if it's not for Him!"
ASSOC. PASTOR, DIRECTOR OF MINISTRIES
Pastor Danny leads the charge in streamlining our ministries so that the focus remains on making disciples and reaching a new generation for Christ. Danny is passionate about seeing God move in the lives of people. Stories of families and individuals who went from 'here' to 'there' because of Jesus fire him up. He loves to cook, sip coffee with his wife, and play games with his two kids. Danny is also an amateur green thumb, endeavoring to grow fruits and vegetables in his small garden.
ASSOC. PASTOR, ADMINISTRATOR
Pastor Jerry first came to Kaimuki Christian Church in 1976 as a new believer who needed a church. He met his wife, Dawn, here and has served both the church and school in varying roles prior to becoming our Administrator. Pastor Jerry's passion is to keep ministry at the forefront of administration, keep operations running smoothly, to facilitate our church and school ministries. Pastor Jerry and Dawn have two adult children, and two grandsons.
ASSOC. PASTOR, WOMEN
Topher Dekdeken is the Youth Director of Kaimuki Christian Church.
Oversight of our church family is led by a group of Elders, the model of church leadership directed in the New Testament. Elders are nominated and elected by the members of our church, and serve 3-year terms.
Elders are to have the Scriptural characteristics, traits and qualifications outlined in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1:6-9.