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Joseph O'Brien

Joseph O'Brien
Joseph O’Brien was born in Freehold, NJ, and lives on a homestead with his wife and nine children in rural Soldiers Grove, WI. He is managing editor of Adoremus Bulletin, a short-story editor for Tuscany Press, Wellesley, Mass., and poetry editor and staff writer (Set 'Em Up Joe and Sheep and Goats) for the San Diego Reader, where his poetry has been published in the past. His poems also have appeared in the Kickapoo Free Press, Dappled Things, America, and Chronicles.

Articles by Joseph O'Brien

North Coast Calvary Chapel: transforming our world

North Coast Calvary Chapel Contact: 1330 Poinsettia Lane, Carlsbad 760-9290029 www.northcoastcalvary.org Membership: 4000 Pastor: Mark Foreman Age: 70 Born: Whittier Formation: Westmont College, Santa Barbara; Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena; William and Mary University, Northrop, VA; ...

September 2, 2022
Pathways: to walk through loss, death or grief and find growth

Pathways Church Contact: 9639 Carlton Hills Blvd., Santee 619-449-1269 www.pathways.cc/ Average Attendance: 600 Pastor: Phil Herrington Age: 64 Born: Waco, TX Formation: Houston Baptist University; Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX; Biola University-Talbot School ...

August 19, 2022
Skyline Church pastor: from baseball to the Bible

Skyline Church Contact: 11330 Campo Rd, La Mesa 619-660-5000 www.skylinechurch.org Membership: 5,225 Pastor: Jeremy McGarity Age: 51 Born: San Diego Formation: Christian Heritage College (now San Diego Christian College); Azusa Pacific University-Haggard Graduate School of ...

August 5, 2022
St. John’s Episcopal: to discuss and decide

St. John’s Episcopal Church Contact: 760 1st Ave., Chula Vista 619-422-4141 www.saint-johns.org Membership: 200 Rector: Roger Haenke Age: 60 Born: Hastings, MN Formation: Minnesota State University-Moorhead; St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, St. Paul, MN; ...

First Congregational Church of Ramona: belonging, believing and becoming

First Congregational Church of Ramona Contact: 404 West 8th St., Ramona 760-789-3348 www.fccramona.org Membership: 250 Pastor: Wes Ellis Age: 36 Born: Ramona Formation: Azusa Pacific University; Princeton Theological Seminary, NJ; University of Aberdeen, Scotland Years ...

July 1, 2022
Bahá’ís of San Diego: an independent search for truth

Bahá’ís of San Diego Contact: 6545 Alcala Knolls Dr., San Diego 858-268-3999 www.sandiegobahai.org Membership: 800+ Community Member: Michelle Goering Age: 57 Born: In the Mennonite community of Goessel, KS. Formation: Bethel College, North Newton, KS; ...

St. Peter’s by the Sea Lutheran: “Seeking and sharing the love of God.”

St. Peter’s by the Sea Lutheran Church Contact: 1371 Sunset Cliffs Blvd, San Diego 619-224-2894 www.stpetersbythesea.org Membership: 150 Pastor: Bekki Lohrmann Age: 35 Born: Carlyle, PA Formation: Valparaiso University, IN; The Lutheran School of Theology ...

New Life Presbyterian: growing organically

New Life Presbyterian Church Contact: 615 West Citracado Pkwy., Escondido 760-489-5714 www.newlifepca.com Membership: 450 (pre-covid 720; online household views, about 150 a week). Executive Pastor: Robin Lee Age: 48 Born: Glendale Formation: University of California-Berkeley; ...

May 20, 2022
Crosspointe Life Church: empowering people, fulfilling destiny, and leaving a legacy

Crosspointe Life Church Contact: 8809 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa 619.464.3077 www.crosspointelife.org Membership: 160 Pastor: Craig Osborne (Co-pastor with wife, Renee Osborne) Age: 45 Born: Alberta, Canada Formation: Northwest Bible College (now Vanguard College), Alberta ...

May 6, 2022
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