Bevan has been our Senior Pastor since 1990. He is married to Rebecca and they have two grown children. Before pastoring, Bevan was a marketing executive. In 1989, he received a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
The staff at Seabreeze church is dedicated to equip and care for the people of Seabreeze in order to accomplish our mission of moving the unchurched to become fully committed Christ followers. Check out the staff member bios below for detail about their responsibilities and a brief history of each person!
Joe joined the staff in 2011. He has been a part of Seabreeze since 2006. Joe is married to Rachel. He has three grown children, a step-daughter, and is a proud grandfather. He has a BS in Technology & Management and has held positions from laborer to management in the fields including construction, real estate, US military, and nuclear power.
Elliot is married to Alli and has been attending Seabreeze since 2007. He oversees Seabreeze Church’s Growth Group system and is the Young Adults Ministry leader. Elliot joined the Seabreeze Staff in 2012. He has a BA in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma.
Matt Christl is our Youth Pastor. He is married to his wife Laura. He has been attending Seabreeze Church since 2010. Since 2012, he has been a HSM volunteer until coming on staff July 2014. He has a passion to see youth grow, mature and learn.
Dale coordinates our efforts to care for the needs of families and individuals at Seabreeze during life events and crisis moments. He and his wife, Jody, have been a part of Seabreeze since 1989. They have two sons. Dale has a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.
Lance Unrau is our Worship Pastor. He attended Seabreeze as a kid and youth from 1990 to 2007 and then went to the University of Oklahoma where he received a BA in Finance and Accounting. He met his wife, Crystal, at OU marrying her in December 2011. Lance joined the Seabreeze Staff in January 2016 and is assisting in Worship, Marketing, Volunteer Systems, Global Outreach and Care Ministry.
Ryan has been attending Seabreeze since 2009, is married to Crystal, and they have three kids. He has been a volunteer as a youth leader with the High School Ministry since becoming a member at Seabreeze. Ryan joined the staff in 2012 to head-up the creative and worship aspects of the church. He graduated from Hobart College in New York with a BA in Studio and Graphic Arts.
Katie and her husband Tudor started attending Seabreeze in 2012 and served on the worship team as a volunteer. She came on staff in 2014 as a worship intern to help grow the worship ministry and now coordinates the youth and adult worship ministries. She is currently working on a BA in Public Administration at Cal State Fullerton.
Darla began attending Seabreeze in 2011. She is married to Jim and they have three children. She serves as a First Aid Team member, Women’s Growth Group Leader and an Upward Cheerleading coach. Darla holds specialized licensing in myotherapy and has worked in sports therapy for fifteen years. She came on staff in 2015.
Kathy has attended Seabreeze since 1990. She worked for many years in the KIDS Ministry and directed the youth theater program. Kathy now coordinates performing opportunities for a variety of Seabreeze ministries. She also continues to direct our annual Vacation Bible School. Kathy received her BA in Drama from U.C. Irvine. She and her husband, Richard, have three grown children.
Joanna grew up attending Seabreeze and has enjoyed seeing the Lord work through the church body’s many ministries over the years. She joined the staff in 2015 to coordinate outreach and serving at Seabreeze. Joanna received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology from Concordia University Irvine in 2013.
Tudor joined the staff in 2015. He and his wife Katie have been a part of Seabreeze since 2012. He has a BS in Economics from Cal State Fullerton. His previous work experience includes many fields such as construction, sales, retail management and pharmacy.
Marie has been attending Seabreeze since 2014. She and her then-fiancé heard about Seabreeze through their campus ministry at the University of Oklahoma. After graduating in May with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Nonprofit Organizational Studies, she got married and moved to Southern California where she lives with her husband Steve. She came on staff in December of 2014 as an administrative assistant for ministry support.
Alyssa has been attending Seabreeze since 2014, when she also started volunteering in the KIDS Ministry as well as the Young Adults Ministry. In 2016, she joined the staff as the Administrative Assistant for Ministry Support. Alyssa received her BA in Psychology from California Baptist University in 2014.
Christina has been attending Seabreeze since 2008. She is married to her husband Jeramy and they have three children. She studied Early Childhood Education in Long Beach, CA. Christina has been a volunteer in the Youth Ministry as a JHM leader for 4 years and joined the Seabreeze staff as a Ministry Support Associate in 2015.
Kristina started attending Seabreeze in September 2015. She found Seabreeze through a worship internship program at Vanguard University of Southern California. In her internship, she led worship for the Youth and trained musicians in the Youth band. Kristina graduated in December 2016 with a BA in Worship Studies from Vanguard University and joined the staff in January 2017. She now coordinates worship for the Youth and hopes to continue to grow the worship ministries at Seabreeze.
Lynn and her husband Greg have attended Seabreeze since 2003 and they have four grown sons. She has a BA in Child Development concentrating in Family Studies from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a multiple subject teaching credential from Cal State Long Beach. She has served as a Growth Group leader for the past 9 years and is a regular speaker at our Moms 4 Moms group. She began serving as the Women’s Ministry Leader in 2012.