theBRIDGE Church exists to love authentically, accept wholeheartedly and teach the uncompromising truth of God’s Word.
We are a life-giving church seeking to make a Kingdom impact where God has planted us. We believe ministry should be fun and exciting with the ultimate goal of building relationships that change lives & cities. We believe in empowering and developing strong spiritual leaders and we are convinced that the local church is the vehicle God uses to do it. God’s church is the hope of the world!
As the primary teaching pastor of theBRDIGE Church, Pastor Dan has a passion for carefully unpacking the Spiritual truths of the Bible. He has served under dynamic Pastors as Minister, Children’s and Youth Pastor, Teacher, Church Planter as well as in many other ministry leadership roles. He is a graduate of Cottonwood School of Ministry in Los Alamitos, CA as well as The Kings University in Van Nuys, CA. He was ordained in 2006 as a minister of the gospel.
Before pioneering theBRIDGE Church, Pastor Dan was an entrepreneur in the construction industry for 20 years. “On November 11, 1995 I was overwhelmed by the love of God on a Men’s Retreat!” That very day Pastor Dan’s life was forever changed as he dedicated his life to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. From there, he began to actively seek Godly wisdom. “I can say without a doubt that Jesus saved my life! God has made my purpose perfectly clear.” In 2000, God called him to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and he has been in training for fifteen years. Pastor Dan is called to seek the lost, equip the found with the practical Word of God and empower leaders. He has a passion for missions and a heart for the spiritually lost, hurt and broken people of our community.
Michelle Rashid oversees the Prayer, Youth and Children’s ministries. She passionately preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ using biblical principles combined with real life applications. She is a ”love-lady”, her approach is to inspire and empower people with wholehearted acceptance and the Word of God.
Pastor Michelle has a passion for the women and a special place in her heart for victims of human trafficking. She earned her degree in Biblical Studies at Cottonwood School of Ministry. She is her husbands biggest fan and cheerleader!