Meet our Lead Pastor

Rev. Brandan Robertson is a noted author, activist, theologian, and pastor, working at the intersections of spirituality and social renewal. He currently serves as the Lead Pastor of Missiongathering Christian Church in San Diego, CA since 2017.

A prolific writer, he is the author or contributing author to ten books on spirituality, justice, and theology. (View his books here) He also writes regularly for Patheos, and has bylines in TIME Magazine, Dallas Morning News, The Huffington Post, NBC, and The Washington Post

Every year, Robertson speaks to thousands of people across the globe and has been an honored speaker at renowned institutions like The White House, Oxford University, The U.S. Peace Corps Headquarters, and The Parliament of the World’s Religions. He has taught seminars at San Francisco Theological Seminary, Disciples Seminary Foundation, and is a consultant and facilitator with Auburn Theological Seminary.

Named by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the top faith-leaders leading the fight for human rights, Robertson has worked with political and social leaders around the world to end conversion therapy and promote LGBT+ rights. Robertson currently serves as the co-chair of San Diego Pride’s DevOUT Interfaith Coalition. 

Pastor Brandan received his B.A. in Pastoral Ministry and Theology from Moody Bible Institute, his Masters of Theological Studies from Iliff School of Theology, and is pursuing his Masters in Political Science from Eastern Illinois University. 

Meet Our Team

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Rev. Wendy Holland
  • Associate Pastor
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Lee Rivera
  • Pastoral Minister
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Jocelyn De La Torre
  • Administrator
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Phil Fowler
  • Bookkeeper
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David Kim
  • Worship Minister
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Lynne Cole
  • Childrens Ministry Coordinator
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Crystal Johnson
  • Youth Minister
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Jovy Quevedo
  • Facilities Assistant

Meet Our Board of Directors

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Phil Fowler
  • Bookkeeper
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Crystal Johnson
  • Youth Minister
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Christi Renaud
  • Interim Board Chair
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Barry White
  • Secretary
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Terry Born
  • Board Member
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Rev. Brandan Robertson
  • Lead Pastor