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Hi! I’m Daniel and my heart is to help people build healthy marriage and family relationships. My wife and I were married in 1996, and we currently have a teenage son in high school. In 2005, my wife and I started up a GVBC community group for other couples with young children. Through this group, I have learned so much about the importance of walking together with other families as we point one another to Christ. We have dealt with difficult issues in our marriages, helped one another through major life changes (new job, move, birth, death), and worked through parenting issues. I firmly believe that we cannot handle the complexity of marriage and family issues alone, so my goal is to help people discover that Christ and the Body of Christ are the resources that can bring renewed hope in our broken and imperfect relationships.

After attaining an MBA at USC and working 4 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment, I finally decided in 1998 to enter full-time ministry. In 2002, I graduated from Fuller Seminary and have served here as an Associate Pastor ever since. I enjoy national parks, playing the piano, and spending time with my family. I believe that God has given me a heart to encourage others, and I will seek to do that faithfully as long as I live.

Daniel Matsuda

Associate Pastor of Marriage and Family

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