A new work of God in San Diego's East Village

Kristen

Kristen grew up in Fresno, CA and moved to San Diego to get her degree in nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University where she met her husband Kurt Kellogg. She now works at SHARP Grossmont Hospital as a progressive care unit nurse.  Kristen is currently studying at APU to become a family nurse practitioner. She…

Mark

Mark was born in Phoenix, Arizona, but he grew up attending a Baptist church in Kentucky.  He had a life-changing encounter with God in 1977 when he was hit by a car.  Mark first experienced homelessness in 1986, and he has been on and off of the streets ever since.  He has lived in and around San Diego’s East Village since 2004,…

Josh Morgan

Josh was born and raised in Augusta, Maine, and attended Eastern Nazarene College receiving his bachelor’s degree in Religion.  During his time at ENC, he perceived a call to full time ministry and began pursuing that call with a heart for pastoral ministry and children’s ministry.  He served as the Children’s Pastor at Bethel Church…

Mikayla

Mikayla grew up attending church in Fresno, CA and made her way down to San Diego to attend Point Loma Nazarene University, where she played soccer.  She has since graduated from PLNU and is in the last stages of earning her teaching credential.  Mikayla has developed a love for the East Village community, where she…

Christopher

Christopher was born in Miami, Florida and grew up attending Catholic School.  He first moved to California in 1996 after his mother died, and he became a follower of Christ in 1998 at which point he became active in ministry.  Christopher spent much of his career working in retail, and also spent time working for…

Vincent

Vincent grew up in San Diego attending our mother church, Southeast Church of the Nazarene.  He comes from a musical family and plays several instruments including the violin and ukulele.  He graduated from Monarch High School in 2015 and currently attends San Diego City College where he is hoping to work toward a career in…

John

John was born in Iowa and eventually joined the Navy where he worked as a Quartermaster, navigating ships, which brought him to San Diego in 1964.  After ten years in the Navy, John got out and got sober.  He has been working his recovery for many years.  John says that his mother promised him to…

Carl

Carl was born on Christmas Day in Long Beach, CA.  He grew up in and around the church, but it wasn’t until he was a young man serving in the Marine Corps that he truly experienced the salvation of Jesus.  Carl has been attending our mother church, Southeast Church of the Nazarene since 1990, and…