meet the team

David and Dawn Lien, Directors

David and Dawn Lien got married in 2017 after spending their twenties walking with Jesus. They are passionate about making a difference and living lives that count for eternity. They are called to bring God’s revival, love and power to the next generation!

For six years, Dawn served overseas as a missionary and nurse for Iris Ministries. While living in Mozambique and Madagascar, she partnered with a faithful team in pursuit of Christ’s glory. As part of her mission, Dawn helped care for orphans, establish a school, treat the sick, provide for malnourished infants and share the gospel. Dawn loves helping those in need and encouraging Christians to take risks for Jesus. She also loves winning card games, board games, and anything else you can win!

David loves Jesus, people, evangelism and the Word. For the last eight years, he has served in Santa Barbara, California as a street evangelist, college leader, youth minister, bible college teacher and associate pastor. He burns with a desire to declare the beauty of God and the gospel of Jesus. He also loves reading, writing, marveling at God’s creation, and movie quotes!

David and Dawn can’t wait to meet you and help you deepen your relationship with God!

Bob and Cindy Wilk, Pastors WLF School of Ministry

Bob oversees CrossWalk and is the Pastor of Word of Life Fellowship’s School of Ministry. His mission is to empower people to experience God’s kingdom and fulfill the Lord’s calling on their life. He has been part of the leadership team at Word of Life Fellowship for over 30 years. He brings a wealth of pastoral experience and gifted insight to the ministry. Bob is an anointed teacher, prophet, counselor and administrator. He and his wife Cindy have 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

Pat and Celene McDonald, Pastors WLF

Pat and Celene have been the senior Pastors of Word of Life Fellowship for over 10 years, and were the youth Pastors there for over 20 years. They have a burning desire to see young people grounded in the Word of God and living as disciples of Jesus.