Associate Pastor | College and Districts 2 & 4
"I have set the LORD always before me; because He is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken..."- Psalm 16:8
Mike Nazarian has grown up here at Hope Chapel and was a first-generation member of Hope Academy. Having been raised in the church, he has had the unique experience of participating in the youth ministries of the church and later serving in them as a leader.
Mike grew up in Redondo Beach, CA and graduated from Redondo Union High School. He attended the California State University of Long Beach where he earned a BS in Computer Science and Philosophy.
He worked as a software engineer, entrepreneur, and technology consultant for 14 years prior to answering the call to vocational ministry and joining the Hope Chapel staff as an associate pastor in the summer of 2012. Mike is currently finishing his MA in New Testament Language and Literature at Talbot School of Theology.
His passions include spending time with his wife Jacqui, studying Scripture, playing basketball, surfing the PV cove, and all things related to USC football.