Director of Plant SoCal
Frank Wooden has been the Director of Plant SoCal for the past 8 years. He formerly served as the Lead Pastor of San Diego Hope Church where he helped to start 7 new churches in three years. He has a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego. He is married to Desiree, a charter school administrator.
Assistant Director, Ethnic Planting.
Tin Truong escaped Vietnam and came to the United States in 1987. He has a Masters of Bible and Theology from Bethesda University. Tin is married to Diane. Tin has been a successful businessman, owning 10 different business over the years. In 2016, he planted Viet-American Full Gospel Church in Garden Grove, a now thriving church.
Assistant Director, Hispanic Planting.
Rudy Paniagua received his Ordination from the Assemblies of God and is a graduate from Fuller Theological Seminary with an MA in Theology and Ministry. Once a bi-vocational church planter, Pastor Rudy understands firsthand the unique challenges that young planters face. He is passionate about making the bible comprehensible as he guides leaders on their journey toward their God-given goals. Rudy is married to Tanya and they have four children. They reside in Irvine, CA.