Take a few minutes to get acquainted to our youth staff and look at the Youth menu of ministry opportunities and activities.
Joe Broesamle, Youth Pastor
Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA
Favorite Thing(s) to do in free time: Hangin’ with my wife and kids, coaching and watching Dodger Baseball
Job: Youth Pastor, Temple Baptist Church
Favorite Sport/Team: Baseball/Dodgers, Hockey/Ducks, Football/Raiders, and Basketball/Clippers
Favorite Movie Quote: “It’s got a thin candy shell, I am surprised you didn’t know that”
Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Cor. 5:14 “Either way, Christ’s love controls us. Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life.”
Flowers or Chocolate: Frozen Yogurt
Favorite Vacation Spot: Walt Disney World with my family
Favorite Book: Sticky Faith
Why you like working with youth: I love watching our kids grow in their faith: the progression from 6th to 12th is amazing to see. But my favorite part of working with youth is relationships that last a lifetime. I love kids. I also love going to Hume Lake Christian Camp every year because through fun and discipleship God shapes the loves of kids forever.
Sean Watt, Middle School Youth Pastor
Hometown: Sunland, CA
Favorite Thing(s) to do in free time: Spending time with my family; wrestling with Micah (4) and holding Addisyn (2 months) I also love to disc golf!
Job: Middle School Youth Pastor, Temple Baptist Church & Teacher at Annunciation Church, Stockton.
Favorite Sport/Team: Baseball/Dodgers, Hockey/Avalanche, Football/49ers/Patriots, and Basketball/Lakers
Favorite Movie Quote: “ I’m your huckleberry” (Tombstone) or “Everyman dies, not every man really lives” (Braveheart)
Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 8:38-39, “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
Flowers or Chocolate: Sweethearts candy
Favorite Vacation Spot: Napa Timeshare with the Family or Monterrey, CA
Favorite Book: Any Civil War or WWII book
Why you like working with youth: I love watching students grow in their faith; it is incredible to watch them claim Christ and serve Him. I also love leading worship with a youth band; to see the God-given talent being used is fun to watch. Also I definitely love being able to teach God’s Word and have it change the lives of students.
Adam Morris, YAC Leader
Hometown: Merced, CA
Favorite Thing(s) to do in free time: I love learning new things, deep talks, and coffee… Lots of coffee!!!
Job: Young Adults and College group leader
Favorite Sport/Team: Football/49ers, competitive eating, and video games.
Favorite Movie Quote: “Get busy living, or get busy dying.”
Favorite Bible Verse: Eph. 2:8-10 “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
Flowers or Chocolate: Pizza
Favorite Vacation Spot: What’s a vacation?
Favorite Book: 7 Practices of Effective Ministry by Andy Stanley
Why you like working with youth: I believe that we all have the opportunity to change the world for the glory of God and that even one life changed IS changing the world. It brings me great joy watching them understand God’s will and then act upon that understanding in faith. Our heavenly Father’s kingdom is growing and it is a blessing to watch Him at work in the lives of our Youth!