Pastor Doug was called into serving the Lord Jesus Christ later in his life. While having a successful career in Ventura in the insurance industry, Doug began leaning into the calling from God to become a Pastor/Teacher. It was an earlier event that changed Doug’s life when he prayed, “God, if you are real, show yourself to me”.. And the Lord did exactly that by working through the healing of Debbie, his wife in 1992. It was then that Doug committed his life to the
Lord Jesus Christ
Years later, Doug graduated from the School of Ministry at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. While he was going to school, someone from Ventura asked if he would lead a Bible Study in Ventura. It was then In 2005, Ventura Faith (a venture of faith) Fellowship was planted. Doug is fulfilling his calling as a pastor dedicated to teaching and preaching the Word of God as it says in Ephesians 4:11-12”… for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ”. His goal is to make sure Faith Calvary, by the power of the Holy Spirit is “the best loved, best fed by Word of God, and best cared for church that it can be”.