Known as “the preacher with a skate shoe,” Brian Sumner is a former professional skateboarder turned Christian minister, whose heart God captured during a time of divorce, depression and a search for truth. Come and be encouraged as Brian shares God's faithfulness to answer his prayer, and the prayers of everyone who calls upon Him in truth. Brian is now a pastor, author and international speaker with a heart to share God's word and challenge people in their faith. Learn more.
As the elected City Auditor of Long Beach, Laura Doud leads the only department that provides independent audits and reviews of operations to advance an effective and efficient City government. In addition to her public service, Laura is an active member of her church, and supports many community organizations. Laura lives in Long Beach with her husband, Jim, and their daughter, Kelly.
Terry Miller has served as Associate Pastor for Cornerstone Church Long Beach since 2008. Formerly a career songwriter and musician, Terry is passionate about using his musical talents to honor the Lord and encourage fellow believers. Terry and his wife, Debra, have been serving at Long Beach Rescue Mission for the past decade, and together look forward to many years of celebrating what God is doing to transform lives with the hope of the gospel through LBRM.
special program guests
Robert Probst, Long Beach Rescue Mission Executive Director
Pastor Christopher LaPel, Golden West Christian Church
Mike DuRee, Long Beach Fire Chief
John Howard, Long Beach Towne Center Chick-Fil-A
Pastor Lloyd Harrison, Willow Street Church of God
Deputy Chief Alex Avila, Long Beach Police Department
Pastor Torie Russell, Temple Baptist Church
Pastor Jerry Rueb, Cornerstone Church