Anthony and Bonnie Powell met as undergrad students at Chapman University in 1996. They had no idea that God would bring two broken people together, bind them in their love for each other and eventually grow them through their love for Christ. God drew them away from their own ambitious pursuits in the Entertainment Industry in Hollywood and into a wonderful relationship with a savior! They both were dealing with past hurts and addictions but it was through the local church that healing, restoration and REDEMPTION became real!
Witnessing miracle after miracle they could no longer deny the calling on their lives! Pastor Anthony felt called to return to school for his Masters Degree in Pastoral Studies from Azusa Pacific University and joined a thriving ministry in Hollywood. After thirteen years of ministry in Pastoral Care, Celebrate Recovery, Men’s Ministry and New Believers ministry he felt God calling him to step out of the boat and follow HIM into a new season of ministry. He new it was time to start the church that God had put in his heart many years ago. A church where everyone was welcome regardless of the mistakes and sins of their past! A church that would allow him to share his testimony freely and allow God to do His work through him as an example of a life REDEEMED! Pastor Anthony is committed to make church fun and has found a way to creatively intertwine his Entertainment experience into church! Every Sunday is a surprise and he has been tagged as the #DancingPastor!
Pastor Bonnie also received her Masters of Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific and with thirteen years of experience running church events, implementing a Spanish speaking ministry and a Women’s Ministry that served over 2,500 women she also felt called to step into new territory! They sold what they had, moved with their 8 year old triplets to Azusa, CA and began the adventure of their lives!
A REAL CHURCH with REAL TALK keeping it REAL SIMPLE and spreading the GOOD NEWS!