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Lead Pastors | Jimmy and Selina Brockway
Jimmy and Selina have been serving at the BEACHCHURCH for many years. Jimmy practically has been raised at the church, his family being some of the founding members. He was serving as Children's pastor when he and Selina met when they were both 17. They actually starting talking while attending a youth discipleship class here!
They served as Children's Pastors for three years and then moved to Ohio where Jimmy served as the National Youth Director and Christian Education Director for the International Pentecostal Church of Christ. During their three years as directors, they both learned invaluable life and ministry lessons, but knew that God wasn't finished with them at the BEACHCHURCH.
In August of 2010, they moved back and served as Associate Pastors until becoming the Lead Pastors in 2012. They are both real people, who love Jesus, and spend all their energy showing people that love. During their spare time, you can find Jimmy playing his guitar, while Selina is usually buried in a book.
They are passionate about God, their three beautiful kids, and pushing themselves to grow personally. Jimmy is working towards his Doctor of Ministry degree and Selina is finishing up her counseling degree.
Children's Pastor | Gianella La Torre
Gianella (Gigi) has attended Beach Church since she was a teenager. Her passion for others and love for God have always been evident. In May of 2021, she graduated from Wave Leadership College and was inducted into the national honor society as the only student in her class to accomplish that honor. She is attending Regent University in pursuit of her Bachelors Degree in Counseling.
As a leader, Gigi loves people and is a consistent champion for everyone she meets. She loves to serve, teach God's Word and encourage children to see how special they are.
Gigi is the embodiment of encouragement and has a light that draws people in. Her vibrant personality and excitement for life draw children in and creates a safe and fun environment for God’s Word to be taught.
On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. You will often find her smiling for the camera and being the life of the party.
Ultimately, her desire to show God's love pours into her devotion to family, friends, and her service to the church. We love her deeply.
Two of her favorite Bible verses are:
For I consider [from the standpoint of faith] that the sufferings of the present life are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is about to be revealed to us and in us! (Romans 8:18)
We love, because He first loved us. (1 John 4:19)
Associate Pastor | Dieana Maldonado
Dieana has served at our church for the past four years, as a volunteer, leader, prayer warrior, and liaison for our beloved Latinx families. As a medical professional, Dieana puts herself on the frontlines every day, and we appreciate the passion for others that she gives in every area of her ministry as well. Whether she is helping with passing out food, distributing goods for families, or helping someone pray for deliverance in their lives, she brings Honor to God, her family, and our church. As a mother, Dieana demonstrates the kind of love that can only come from the Lord.
Her devotion to the LORD and call to the ministry are evident and she serves with distinction in public and private ministry. While God is using the BEACHCHURCH as a vehicle for people to come to know Him, grow in Him, and show Him, Dieana is working diligently as a servent and we are blessed to have her on our pastoral staff.
One of her favorite verses is Romans 8:15 "So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.”
Real People, Showing Real Love, from a Real God.