A JESUS CHURCH
We are committed to following Jesus’ model of studying His Word, loving as He loved, and serving one another.
A KINGDOM-MINDED CHURCH
We are committed to partnering with other local churches in our community and seeing our cities impacted.
A GREAT COMMISSION CHURCH
We are committed to taking the Gospel into all the world, both locally and globally, thereby supporting and equipping God’s people to do His work in their geographical, social, and cultural contexts.
Calvary Chapel is centered around God’s revelation to us, the Bible. Through the teaching of His Word we learn about His character, plan, and love for us. As we grow in our understanding of Him, we experience His Spirit leading us to step out in ministry to one another and the world.
Pastor Brian Brodersen grew up in Southern California. He became a Christian at age 22 and began attending Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, pastored by Chuck Smith. He met his wife, Cheryl, the youngest daughter of Pastor Chuck and Kay Smith, at a Bible study in Huntington Harbor. They were married on May 23, 1980, and have four grown children, four grandsons, and one granddaughter. Brian served in youth ministry and taught Bible studies. Then he and Cheryl moved to Vista, California, in 1983, where he assumed the pastorate of Calvary Chapel Vista. During those years, he began traveling overseas, initially to Yugoslavia and Hungary, and this...