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Meet The Team

Pastor Hayden Thomas

Pastor Hayden completed his undergraduate degree in Speech Communications from Texas A&M University – Commerce and a Masters in Theology, with an emphasis in Church Planting from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Ministry from MBTS. He and his wife Kayla have been married since 2019.

Evan Jacobsen

Evan and his wife, Candice were both born and raised in Southern California and recently welcomed their son, Theodore in February 2021. He has degrees in Accounting and History from the University of New Mexico where he also played college football. Evan is currently working on a Masters Degree at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Linda Kavadoy

Linda’s degree & background is in Marketing & Communications, including most recently, 10 years as Director of Creative Media at Compass Bible Church Aliso Viejo. She has been married to her husband, Caesar for over 25 years and have two daughters, Delaney & Sidney.


Valarie was raised in Southern California and is a graduate of Cal State University, Long Beach and Pepperdine University, where she earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration. In her spare time, she and her husband enjoy cooking Italian meals; being outdoors, whether fishing or trail hiking; and spending time with friends and family.

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