A lifetime resident of Southern California, Rod grew up going to Grace Community Church and Los Angeles Baptist high school. It was during this time that he met his future wife, Beth. A graduate of the Master’s College, Rod currently works in the medical arthroscopic field, having lived in the Murrieta area since the early 90’s. Rod and Beth have four boys (Ryan, Reid, Aaron & Andrew) and one daughter (Moriah).
For many years, Rod served in youth ministry at a variety of churches. In the last decade, he and Beth have led many small groups and adult classes.