Phone:
619.459.3873

Services:
Sundays @ 10am

Church Address:
Pacific Beach Middle School
4676 Ingraham Street
San Diego, CA 92109

Ministry Center Address:
5715 Kearny Villa Road, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92123

Mailing Address:
PO Box 12461
La Jolla, CA 92039

Church Directory

Matt Smith

Head Pastor
pastormatt@whoisbarabbas.com

Matt Smith was born in San Diego, CA. He is married to his wife Rebecca and they have three beautiful girls together. Matt has a passion for preaching the Word of God as well as for apologetics. He currently holds the following degrees.
  • B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Athletic Coaching from UC Santa Barbara
  • M.R.S from Southern California Seminary (SCS)
  • M.A. in Biblical Studies from SCS
  • Master of Divinity from SCS
  • Currently pursuing a Masters of Theology from SCS
For Pastor Matt's complete bio please click here

Paul Rochford

Associate Pastor
paul@whoisbarabbas.com

Paul grew up in California which is where he also received his education. He received his Bachelors in Biblical Studies along with his Masters in Religion, Biblical Studies and Divinity from Southern California Seminary. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Theology degree from there as well. He is married to his wife Julia, enjoys the outdoors and has a heart for the people in the church.

Rob Denton

Children's Church Director
rob@whoisbarabbas.com

Born and raised in Kaaawa, Hawaii, Rob moved to San Diego 19 years ago. He and his wife, Leah, have been married for five years and have one child together. Rob is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Bible & Theology from Tyndale Theological Seminary & Biblical Institute while working full time as a Commercial Insurance Underwriter. He is passionate about studying God’s Word, and deeply committed to making disciples and serving the church. He interned as a youth pastor for 2 years prior to making Barabbas Road Church his home three years ago. Since then, he has served in various capacities (242 group leader, Children’s Church Leader, Men's ministry, Prayer Ministry, Signs). Rob enjoys studying Theology and is also an avid practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has a heart for children, and feels incredibly blessed and privileged to serve the Lord in this role.

Brett Schoeneck

Media Director
brett@whoisbarabbas.com

Brett, a native of Wisconsin and a graduate of the University Of Wisconsin Stevens Point, holds a bachelor's degree in Business. He has worked in the design, web development and multimedia industry for over 9 years and was the CEO of BK3creative in San Diego, CA. He has served in the BRC media ministry since the churches inception in 2007. Brett has a passion to master media platforms in order to bring the congregation of Barabbas Road to disciple-making, the community to church, and the world to Christ. He is married to his wife Kari, has an asian leopard named Israel, loves to surf and has a heart for building up the body of BRC.