Meet our Leaders

Makakilo Church is led by our elders, supported by a host of deacons (church servants),
and we all seek to lovingly disciple one another in the Word.

  • Jon Elliff

    Jon is an elder and has been our teaching pastor since 2010. His passion is teaching expositionally, discipling men, and leading the church in terms of vision and organization.

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  • Terry Kim

    Terry is an elder, and is one of our gifted teachers and leaders. Terry has been at Makakilo Baptist for more than 30 years. He is fervent about prayer and our pursuit of personal holiness. 

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  • Gary and Karen Hockett

    The Hocketts have been the most hospitable fixture at MBC for more than 20 years. Gary serves as a key deacon in our facility management and a/v and Karen has been the church receptionist (and so much more!) for many years.

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  • Rob Espinosa

    Rob is an elder and has been with MBC for over 20 years. Rob loves to teach, disciple men, and has led us in administration and the vision implementation of the church.

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  • Jim George

    Jim is an elder and has been with our church for more than 15 years. After serving for almost 30 years at Grace Community Church and The Master's Seminary (Sun Valley, CA), he and his wife, Elizabeth, have become notable Christian authors.

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  • Ryan Edwards

    Ryan is an elder and has been our family pastor since 2015. He is passionate about leading our young ones to maturity in Christ. Ryan also oversees the organization of our major events.

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  • Steve Mills

    Steve began his ministry leading worship at Hume Lake Christian Camp. He then served churches in both California and most recently, Nebraska. Steve is our newest leader, arriving in 2020.

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