David J. Lupinetti is the Associate Pastor at San Tan Bible Church in Arizona. He has a passion for Expository Preaching, Biblical Counseling, Discipleship, and Evangelism. David has a B.S. in Finance and before being called into ministry worked at Fannie Mae (Washington, D.C.) in Corporate Finance. David completed his M.Div. at The Master’s Seminary (Los Angeles, CA). David also has a passion for tennis and taught for The Naval Academy, The Paseo Club, and at Life Time. David is currently in Phase 3 of the ACBC Certification. He is married to his wonderful wife Ana Luiza, who is from Brazil. His favorite Bible verse is Mt. 28:18-20.
Cherif F. Arif is a librarian at the Master’s Seminary (Los Angele, CA). He attends Grace Community Church (Los Angeles, CA). Cherif is originally from Cairo, Egypt. He has a passion for teaching and preaching the Bible. He is involved in equipping pastors and leaders in the Middle East. Cherif has a B. S. in Accounting and before the Lord had called him to full time ministry, he worked for ten years for DHL. Cherif completed an M.B.S. at the National Theological College and Graduate school (Cairo, Egypt), an M. Div. at Maranatha Baptist Seminary (Watertown, WI), a Th.M. at the Master’s Seminary (Los Angeles, CA), and now is a Ph.D. candidate at the Master’s Seminary. Cherif loves to swim, hike, cook, and drive/fly to visit and shoot lighthouses. Most of all, Cherif loves to invest into people’s life by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the truth of God’s Word with them.
Mike Engelsgjerd recently separated from the U.S. Army after 15 years of service. He will begin studying at The Master’s Seminary (TMS) (Los Angeles, CA) in the Fall of 2021. During his time in the military, Mike was an infantryman in the 75th Ranger Regiment and participated in multiple combat tours in the Middle East. Mike also completed a B.A. in Political Science and Government from Ashford University (San Diego, CA). Towards the end of his service, Mike began to feel God’s call to full time Christian ministry. In following this call, he is pursuing an M.Div. at TMS with the goal of becoming a Chaplain in the U.S. Military and a Pastor. Mike’s passion for the ministry is to glorify God by preaching His Word and helping others grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ.
Rachel is a wife and mother of four young children. Rachel is a stay at home mom with a Bachelor’s degree in nursing. She has spent the past seven years traveling from duty station to duty station, navigating parenting and married life, many times without her husband. Rachel and her family are transitioning from military life to a more permanent dwelling in Maryland. They plan to attend Baltimore Bible Church once they find a home. Rachel has a love for listening to expository preaching, theology, and doctrine. She desires to make Christ known through her marriage, parenting, and in every word and deed. Her favorite bible verses are 2 Corinthians 5: 17-21.
Ana Luiza Lupinetti is passionate about helping and serving people. As a pastor’s daughter and a pastor’s wife, she loves using her gifts and talents to help ministries succeed. She is the number one supporter of her husband David. Ana Lu grew up in Brazil and is currently adjusting to the American life in Michigan. She is in Phase 2 of the ACBC Certification. Her favorite bible verse is Psalm 73:26.