Meet the team.

Dr. Jason Robertson

Senior Pastor
Leads HBChurch since 2016.
Over 20 years experience as a pastor in California and Louisiana, and 10 years as an evangelist. A church planter and church planting coach. Teaches in various seminaries, universities and high schools. Attended Liberty University, and graduated from William Carey University, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Gateway Seminary.  Serves on the Board of Trustees of Horizon Pregnancy Clinic, and the Executive Board and Advisory Board of the Orange County Southern Baptist Association. Is the Southern California Coordinator of the Conservative Baptist Network.

Dr. Michael Clark

Pastor
Leads the Hospital, Visitation, and Prison ministries of HBChurch. Employed by LA County as an Investigator Trainer at the Dept of Children Services, a professor at both Cal State Los Angeles and Cal State Dominquez Hills, a graduate of Kensington College of Law, Mid-American Baptist Seminary, University of Memphis, Martin Methodist College, certified by both USC and UCLA in Social Work Child Welfare in Spanish Culture and has a California Community College Counseling Credential Valid for Life - California Board of Regents.  Sits on the boards of several recovery homes in California.

Dr. Eleazar Barajas

Pastor
Leads HBMinisterios. A native of Mexico where he was raised in an orphanage. Has many years of pastoral experience, a graduate of Gateway Seminary and has a Doctorate of Biblical Counseling from California Christian University. Is a Southern Baptist NAMB church planter and mentors other pastors. Pastor Eleazar is a prolific writer, a biblical theologian, and committed to the spiritual growth of those in his congregation. He leads the Spanish-speaking ministries of HBChurch and organizes mission trips for our congregations.

Dr. John Kim

Pastor
Leads HB교회.
A native of South Korea and professor at Vanguard University. He and Mia came to America as missionaries. The Lord led them from South Korea to Atlanta, to Huntington Beach. Together they lead the Prayer Ministry of HBChurch and the Evangelism Team called Team 153 which constantly provides opportunities for the congregations of HBChurch to share the love of Christ with our city and the world. John is the pastor of HBChurch's Korean congregation.

Rott McKinney

Pastor
Leads HBGarage, a church that reaches the broken and lost, those who struggle with recovery and trauma, and those who are don't feel comfortable in church.  "Every city needs a church and every church needs a Garage."  The Garage is a place where people find grace and love and accountability. Pastor Rott and his team provide ministries that help people. He leads the Sons of Thunder Motorcycle Ministry and is well-known in the biker community.   

Chris Lohman

Pastor-in-Training
A local business owner, Huntington Beach native, leader in HBGarage, and president of the Sons of Thunder MM. He is a former punk rocker and understands the culture of Huntington Beach and Southern California. He has a passion for evangelism and discipleship, especially for developing godly men.

Martin Escobar

Pastor-in-Training
A native of Mexico, a local carpenter, a graduate of Gateway Seminary. Serves in the ministries of HBMinisterios.

Will Small

Worship Director
A native of Orange County and an accountant at a local business, Will provides leadership and training to all of our worship teams.

Cindy Wentworth

Administrative Assistant
As a native of Huntington Beach and a longtime member of HBChurch, Cindy and her husband Duane help the leaders keep everything organized. "Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!" -- Psalm 107:1

Cheryl Squyres

Children's Ministry Director
Leads Sunday morning Children's Church which provides the children with learning Christian doctrines and songs in a fun, interactive setting. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19:14)