Stephen began his ministry with NOCC in January of 2006. Stephen graduated from Hope International University in May 2001. He has served at various ministries since 1996.
Associate Minister - Worship Arts
Anaheim (born in Quezon City, Philippines)
Daughter's name is Mika (6 years old)
What is your role at NOCC?
I lead the worship services here at the church. I am in charge of the worship teams, tech teams, different ministries in the worship services, and am one of the pastoral staff at the church.
What is the best part about your role?
I get to do what I’m most passionate about, leading people to praise and worship our Lord God.
What do you do for fun:
Spend time with my family, catch up on all things in the tech world, am a geek at heart
What makes you laugh:
Anything funny, nothing crass.
What do you count as the greatest invention of the last 100 years? Why?
Apple iPhone and iOS. I can now have everything in one mobile device. And it keeps improving...
What is your favorite place on the earth?
Anywhere where I can relax.
I really haven’t been much of a reader except when I was a kid. Other than the Bible, I usually only read magazines (worship, technology and car magazines)
Anything Urban Gospel (my favorites are Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin, and Israel Houghton)
More recently Jesus Culture, Deluge, and Hillsong United
Matrix series, The Lord of the Rings series, The Bourne Identity Series, Gladiator, martial arts movies. Plus any movie that’s considered COMEDY (remember my love of laughter!)