Meet The Faculty »

Dr. Fred Adams
Dr. Fred Adams is the Dean of The Rock Bible College. He has served the Body of Christ in ministry for the past 40 years as a teacher, The Rock Church Administrator for seventeen years, TRBC Director for nine-years, a small group leader for twelve years, and is pleased to be a member of the College’s faculty.

Dr. Adams earned his Bachelor in Science and Business Administration from California Baptist University. After 30 years as organizational development and technical training specialist in aircraft manufacturing and repair, he retired from the aerospace industry as a certified facilitator of dialogue and communication aptitude. Dr. Adams is accomplished in course development and design, organizational consultation, classroom facilitation, and hands-on training. He has been a member of the University of California Riverside Extension teaching staff. He has frequently taught aircraft composite repair for San Bernardino Valley College Avionics Department and has served as a consultant and technical advisor for five newly constructed Aerospace manufacturers in the United States and Great Britain.

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Pastor Antonio Aguilar
I had the privilege to be raised attending church and at a young age I gave my heart to Christ. I started coming to The Rock with my family in 2002. After graduating from UC-Riverside in 2005 with a BA in Liberal Studies (Creative Writing/Marketing) after spending time away from serving Got I rededicateed my life to Him and I got more involved at church. In 2006 I became a staff member as a Pastoral Assistant. I graduated from The Rock Bible College in 2008 and had the opportunity to be involved in several different ministries with different roles. It is my privilege to wear a few different hats here at The Rock. I oversee our Young Adults Ministry, a movement of 18-30-year-olds that desire to connect our generation to God and to others. I also work with the Small Groups of our church as well as produce and nurture opportunities to forge Godly Relationships. I am excited for the opportunity to play a part seeing the Inland Empire saved.

I married my beautiful wife Angelina, whom I met in our Young Adults Ministry while she was an intern in 2009. She now serves in ministry alongside me. We have 3 beautiful children, Andrew, Ariella and Avianna. We reside in the community of East Highland. We are passionate about leading our family in the ways of the Lord as well as helping others find their God calling and purpose and living it out to it's fullest potential.

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Pastor Theresa Aguilar
Pastor Theresa Aguilar​ is an Inland Empire native and has been part of The Rock family since 1999. She graduated from Word of Life Bible College in Uppsala, Sweden in 1998. She has served the body of Christ in many capacities since receiving Christ at the age of 16. Her ministry experience includes foreign and local short-term missions, youth leader, Sunday school teacher, and prayer ministry leader. At The Rock, Theresa served extensively in the Women’s and Small Group ministries, also as Director of the Singles Ministry, and completed a two-year Pastoral Internship.

Theresa earned undergraduate degrees in Biology and Liberal Studies from California State University, San Bernardino in 1999 and holds a California Secondary Teaching Credential. She earned a Master of Divinity in Practical Theology from Regent University in 2010 and is currently completing her doctoral work at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. After teaching chemistry at Fontana High School for 21 years, God called her to serve full-time at The Rock. She is pastor over the PM Women’s Ministry and the Director of The Rock Bible College. Her passion is to equip believers to fulfill their God-calling!

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Pastor Joel Alvarado
I am married to my beautiful wife of nineteen years Joanna, an amazing woman of God who has an extraordinary gift of loving people. I have five kids, all gifts from God, Jacob, Colton, Julia, Janae, and Jeneva. I grew up in the church; the son of a Pastor who happened to marry a Pastor’s daughter. There’s eighty five years of ministry legacy behind us! I went to Grace Bible Institute in the City of Long Beach, CA. and have served in leadership for youth, men’s ministry, outreach teams, and as an Associate Pastor. I have worked with mission organizations in Nicaragua and P.A.R.A church ministries such as Youth with a Mission and Mercy Ships International. I worked alongside Hispanic ministries (Hispanic Association of Bilingual Bicultural Ministries) and faith-based organizations that helped with national Latino causes with various Spanish denominations. I am also graduated of The Rock Bible College.

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Pastor Mike Bryan
Pastor Mike Bryan is the Senior Children’s Pastor. He has overseen the children’s ministry at The Rock Church since 1994 with his wife Sue. Mike has been in full-time ministry since 1985 and has served as a missionary, evangelist, and pastor. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible College in, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Pastor Sue Bryan
Pastor Sue Bryan has overseen the children’s ministry at The Rock Church with her husband Mike since 1994. Sue has been in full-time ministry since 1985 and has served as a missionary, evangelist, teacher, and pastor. She is a graduate of Pepperdine University, California, and is also a graduate of Rhema Bible College in Oklahoma.

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Pastor Deborah Cobrae
Pastor Deborah Cobrae is the wife of Jim Cobrae, mother of four children, Miranda, Kimberlee, Jessica and Luke, and the grandmother of many wonderful grandchildren. Deborah has labored alongside her husband as they together Pastor one of the fastest growing churches in Southern California; The Rock Church and World Outreach Center.

Throughout years of ministry, marriage, and motherhood, Deborah has learned important lessons in becoming a disciple of Jesus Christ, walking in His faith, working by His grace, and touching lives with His love. Her commitment to serve the Lord and wear any "hat" He gives her to put on has led her to preach in other nations, the inner city, and prisons. Through positive insights, Deborah’s dynamic and practical teaching on God’s word will equip you with the "how to" on living right in a world gone wrong.

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Pastor Jim Cobrae
Pastor Jim Cobrae is a dynamic man of God who has been in the Lord’s service for over 25 years. He is the founder and Senior Pastor of one of the largest and fastest growing churches in the United States, The Rock Church & World Outreach Center. Pastor Jim’s wonderful sense of humor and powerful teachings will inspire and instruct you in Kingdom principles for victorious living. His practical and honest teaching has assisted thousands in coming to Jesus Christ and seeing their lives changed. Pastor Jim Cobrae shares both life and ministry with his wife Deborah. He has four children and many wonderful grandchildren.

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Pastor Donny Forbes
I am married to my beautiful wife Nicole for 20 years. We have 3 amazing sons. I have worked as a Network Engineer, and have served over 15 years in ministry.
In 2006 I graduated from The Rock Bible College; then in 2013 became an ordained minister. I previously Pastored for eight years at The Rock Church Riverside, now named Elevate Life Church. I was over Youth, Young Adults, and Restoration.

I have a strong passion for preaching the Word of God, seeing young people respond to Jesus, discipling, and building leaders. I love seeing God heal and restore the next generation, setting them free, so they can walk in their purpose. I am very honored to have the opportunity to Pastor youth, and being able to personally witness God move in there hearts. I am really excited and grateful to be a part of what God is doing here at The Rock Church and World Outreach Center and in the Inland Empire.

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Dr. Berin Gilfillan
Dr. Berin Gilfillan holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, a Master’s degree in Communication from Regent University (formerly CBN University), and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Vision International University. Berin also studied missions and church planting for two years at Fuller Theological Seminary. In 1985, Berin married his wife, Lisa, and they have three children. Berin and Lisa worked from 1986-89 with the ministry of German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. In 1991, they started the missionary ministry of Good Shepherd Ministries, International. From 1992-94, the Gilfillan family were missionaries in the country of Nigeria. There they started 140 video Bible schools and also pioneered a successful preschool. Since 1994, Good Shepherd Ministries, International has been developing the International School of Ministry (ISOM), a project sometimes referred to as "the training equivalent of the Jesus movie".

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Dr. Lisa Gilfillan
Dr. Lisa Gilfillan is a missionary and teacher who has been an ordained minister for 30 years. She holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Covenant Theological Seminary, a Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Michigan. She also was graduated from Vanguard University’s Early Childhood Directorship program, the School of Modern Montessori teacher training, and Alpha and Omega Ministerial Training School. Together with her husband, Dr. Berin Gilfillan, spearhead Good Shepherd Ministries, International, the goal of which is to turn every local church into a training center.

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Rev. Dennis Harworth
Rev. Dennis Harworth​ is a passionate and energetic teacher of the word of God. He has attended The Rock Church since 1996 and has been overseeing the Greeter Ministry for over 20 years. Dennis is a graduate of The Rock Bible College where he served as the Student Body President. Dennis also co-facilitates a class on finances entitled Be Money Smart with his wife Rev. Barbara Harworth. Dennis has a gift for writing and has authored many Bible studies. He loves God’s word, ministers in conferences, and has had the opportunity to teach life and healing on mission trips in Ukraine.

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Rev. Barbara Harworth
Rev. Barbara Harworth ​has been an active part of The Rock Church and World Outreach Center since its inception in 1988. Barbara joined the staff in 1989 and served as the director of finances for 27 years. Barbara shares both her life and ministry involvement with her husband, Dennis. Both Barbara and her husband, Dennis are directors of the Greeters ministry and have been actively involved in singles ministry and prayer ministry. Barbara graduated from The Rock Bible College in 2002 and was the Valedictorian of her class.

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Dr. Richard Kangah
Dr. Richard Kangah is the president of Ultimate Medical Practice, Incorporated. He completed Bible College in 1997 at Cottonwood Leadership College in Orange County. Dr. Kangah is married to his Sunday school sweetheart, Dr. Beatrice Kangah. His passion is about the things of God and his family. Dr. Kangah believes that if God becomes first in life, everything falls in place. The Kangah family has been at the Rock Church since 2003 and was instrumental in launching the Health Connection a ministry dedicated to the education of health and wellness.

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Rev. Linda Kobernik
Rev. Linda is an instructor in The Rock Bible College. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Azusa Pacific with a major in Music Education and a minor in Biblical Literature. She has earned postgraduate units in Education and Music from USC, California State Universities in Los Angeles and San Bernardino, and the University of Redlands. She has been a piano teacher for more than 30 years. In addition, she has served in numerous churches alongside her husband, Dr. Steve Kobernik, in music as well as teaching. And she has enjoyed ministering with him on short-term mission trips to China, Ukraine, the Philippines, and Indonesia. The Kobernik’s have been married for 50 years and are the parents of 3 wonderful daughters and 9 grandchildren!

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Dr. Steve Kobernik
Dr. Kobernik is an instructor at The Rock Bible College. He has his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Azusa Pacific University, a secondary teaching credential in the Physical Sciences from California State University at San Bernardino, his Master of Divinity and his Doctor of Ministry in theology with an emphasis in church growth, both from Fuller Theological Seminary. Dr. Kobernik served as an instructor in Greek and Hebrew while at Fuller and then as an ordained United Methodist Pastor for 13 years. He also has served as a church growth consultant for traveling evangelists, and currently for two missionary organizations. Dr. Steve and Linda Kobernik have been married for over 43 years and have 3 daughters, 2 sons-in-law and 8 grandchildren.

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Rev. Stephanie Moore
Rev. Stephanie Moore​ has been an active member of The Rock Church since 2007 and on staff since 2014. Stephanie is the Church Administrator for the Rock Church overseeing various departments. She is married to her best friend Jack, and together they share a beautiful family. Stephanie is a graduate of The Rock Bible College where she also served as Student Body President. She has a passion for training and equipping people to become the leader that God has called them to be.

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Dr. Paul Ogando
He is the Pastor of the Spanish Ministry at The Rock Church and World Outreach Center (Iglesia la Roca).

He was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, a Spanish-speaking country in the Caribbean, where he studied at the University of Santo Domingo (UASD) to become a Dentist, subsequently practicing dentistry for about 3 years.

He moved to San Bernardino in 2004 when he accepted a position at the International School of Ministry (ISOM, of Good Shepherd Ministries International); where he earned an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies through Vision University. This move led him to The Rock.

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Rev. Larry Reynolds
Rev. Larry Reynolds is the Founder and President of Reynolds Sports Management. With over 20 years of experience and an impeccable reputation, he is regarded as one of the top baseball agents in the country. A graduate from Corvallis High School in Oregon, Larry was a three-sport star in football, baseball, and basketball. He went on to receive a two-sport scholarship from Stanford University where he graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor degree in Psychology.

Larry has been a Christian for over 35 years as he grew up in a Christian home which was heavily influenced by his Mother and Grandmother. He has been a member of The Rock Church and World Outreach Center since 1998 and was ordained and became Reverend Larry Reynolds in October of 2007. While at The Rock he has served on the Church’s Board of Directors and in various capacities, including the Married Couples Ministry. He has 15 years of Biblical and Clinical counseling experience. Most of his counseling experience is in the area of Marital Counsel and Financial Planning, with an emphasis on biblical principles.

He currently lives in Riverside, California with his wife Dr. Vanessa Reynolds and their three children, Jared, Jenna and Justin.

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Dr. Vanessa Reynolds
Dr. Vanessa Reynolds has practiced Emergency Medicine at Kaiser Hospital in Fontana for the last 19 years and currently works there part time. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Stanford University. She wanted to be an Emergency Physician and completed a 3 year residency at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, after getting her M.D. from Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, MA in 1985.

Dr. Vanessa as she is called by her pastor and church members accepted Christ at the age of 12. She has worked with her husband in youth and marital counseling, and as married couple’s ministry leaders. She has been to Tanzania, Africa as well as the Philippines teaching the word and various health issues to women, and is a teacher in Women of the World Ministries, International School of Ministry. She has been a member of The Rock Church and World Outreach Center for many years where she ministers in the Women’s Ministry and at conferences providing unique insight into women’s health, marriage and family issues.

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Pastor Dan Roth
Pastor Dan Roth ​is the senior pastor of the Rock Church and World Outreach Center. He has served in this position since 2015 but has been a pastor on staff at the Rock Church and an instructor in The Rock Bible College since 2004. He enjoys bringing meaningful biblical insight with practical application when teaching the word of God. His teaching gift partnered with storytelling and humor will instruct, inspire, and encourage you both in and out of the classroom.

Pastor Dan graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center having completed the Pastoral Studies courses and he holds an Associate Degree in Arts from Riverside Community College. He is married to his wife Jessica and together they have three wonderful children.

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Reverend Bryan Schultze
Bryan Schultze has been an active member of The Rock Church for over 15 years and has been working at The Rock since May of 2003. He and his wife Melissa have been married for 13 years and have 2 wonderful children, Aydan and Arayah. Bryan graduated from The Rock Bible College and earned his associate degree in biblical studies in 2011. Currently, he is managing the Food Distribution Center and The Rock Bus Ministry. Bryan has a passion for outreach and enjoys the opportunity to be able to minister to people in need and show them how only Christ can fulfill all their needs.

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Pastor Joseph Valcarcel
Pastor Joseph Valcarcel ministers as the Worship Pastor at the Rock Church and World Outreach Center where has been on staff for 17 years. Pastor Joseph is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa Oklahoma, and a graduate of the International School of Ministry. In 2017, he graduated from the Faculty of Theology in Azusa California with a Bachelor in Christian Ministry. He is happily married to his wife Marnie of 11 years, who he met in the Young Adults ministry at the Rock Church, and has two children he adores; Judah and Madeline.

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Pastor Richard Villanueva
Richard is a San Bernardino native, born and raised. The father of three growing kids and husband to Michelle since 2002. He has been a part of The Rock Church since 1996 and involved in Youth Ministry since 2000, helping to found The Rock's Internship Program. He stepped into his role as Youth Pastor in 2004. He received a calling into ministry in high school and has centered his life around learning the word, sharing God's good news, and just having a strong desire to tell someone about Jesus.

Richard graduated from The Rock Bible College in 2002. He received his BMin from the Faculty of Theology (FTI), Montebello, earning a top thesis award for his work on a parent's role in family discipleship. He is set to complete his master's degree in 2021, earning his MTS in Theological Studies with an emphasis on Old Testament/Hebrew Bible from Regent University. He has taught at The Rock Bible College for over 15 years, as well as had the opportunity to share on Parental Roles in Raising Teens and Adolescent Development at national conferences and ministries.

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Dr. Stephanie Clark Rhoe, M.S.W
Dr. Sephanie Clark-Rhoe​ earned her undergraduate degree in Sociology/Social Work from California State University, San Bernardino. She earned her Master of Social Work from Loma Linda University, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy Administration with a focus on Nonprofit Management and Leadership from Walden University in Minnesota.

Dr. Rhoe, as a young adult, sensed a divine calling to the ministry. Since then, she has sought out experiences and training, enabling her to serve the church and her community for more than 25 years now. Dr. Rhoe has served in women’s ministry as a teacher and leader and doing biblical counseling for married couples, families, and young single moms. Now retired, Dr. Rhoe’s professional background includes working 27 years in the juvenile justice prison system and clinical social work fields for state and county government agencies. She is wife to Jonathan Rhoe, and they have been members of the Rock Church since 2014. Together, they completed The Rock Bible College in 2016. Their blended family consisting of five daughters, one son, five grandchildren, and three dogs.

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