Meet our team
Pastor Chris has been in ministry for over 40 years. He has served congregations across the United States as well as providing teaching and training for pastors in Africa, Asia and Mexico. He has an active passion for proclaiming the grace of God revealed in Jesus and for seeing young and old come alive with a love for God’s Word. Pastor Chris and his wife, Pam, a professor of nursing at California State University-San Marcos, have been married for 40 years. They have two wonderful adult sons, Paul and Marc, who teach at the university level on the East Coast. Pastor Chris enjoys paddle boarding, kayak fishing and walks with Java, the family’s golden retriever.
Michael Joseph Amodeo III Has been with Discovery Church serving in a multitude of ministry related areas since the spring of 2016. Michael has a Masters of Ministry degree from Harvest Bible University in Los Angeles. Michael has a heart for furthering the Kingdom of God by helping others understand, develop, and then utilize their spiritual giftings. Michael has been teaching and preaching from the pulpit, with street homeless ministries, and in class room setting for over a decade. Michael is confident that he has been called to serve the body of Discovery Church and looks forward to getting to know you better.
Kyle has been apart of Discovery church since July 2018. He is our Joint Ministries Pastor and oversees our Children’s Ministry and Youth Ministry. Kyle grew up in the Central Valley and moved to San Diego in 2013 when he attended Point Loma Nazarene University. He graduated in 2017 with a degree in Christian Ministries with an emphasis in Youth Ministry. Kyle has a heart for serving our youth and has a deep desire to see each of our students come to know Jesus and walk with him each day. He loves to surf and hangout students whenever he can.