Board of Trustees
Michael K. MacIntosh, D.Min., D.Div. – Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Mike has been the senior pastor of Horizon Christian Fellowship in San Diego for the past 41 years. Today, a congregation of 3500 believers occupies a 22-acre campus in the heart of San Diego, which includes Horizon Christian Academy (Preschool – 12th grade) and Horizon University.
Mike’s love for learning and education has helped him earn three graduate degrees, an honorary degree from Azusa Pacific Graduate School of Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of several books, including When Your World Falls Apart, drawn from his experiences as a Chaplain responding to the New York World Trade Center disaster on September 11, 2001.
He is deeply committed to serving the law enforcement community, first-responders, and their families. Mike has served as a reserve officer and currently as a chaplain for the San Diego Police Department, the Newport Beach Police Department, the American Red Cross, and the Disaster Medical Assistance Team under the Department of Health and Human Services. He also became a certified trainer through the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, which has prepared him to go anywhere in the world to serve others during crisis events such as Ground Zero, Sandy Hook, Oklahoma City bombing, and even across the globe to counsel Mid-East Yazidis woman in Northern Iraq who were rescued from ISIS.
Having the heart of an evangelist, Mike has sensed God shifting his calling from his local pastoral role to a much broader global platform. His passion is to equip and strengthen pastors around the nation through encouraging, mentoring, and supporting them in their own ministries. Mike continues to speak at churches and city outreaches sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
With 6 children, 20 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren, Mike finds one of the greatest honors is being the patriarch of his family. He and Sandy have been happily married for 49 years.
- Doctor of Divinity Honoris Causa, from Azusa Pacific University, 2005
- Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, 1992
- Adjunct Professor Azusa Pacific University, Masters and Doctorate degree programs, 1998 – Present
- Master of Ministry from Azusa Pacific University School of Theology, 1988
- International CISM Foundation Certifications in:
- Basic and Advanced Critical Incidents Stress Management, 1997
- Family CISM, 1998
Bill Goodrich – President
Originally from Bordentown, New Jersey, Bill Goodrich moved to San Diego, California to complete a four-year tour in the Navy. There he met and married Violet Hartman in March of 1974. They have three children, Jeremy, Kirsten, and Brett, along with six grandchildren, and have lived in the Indianapolis area since 1986.
Bill accepted the Lord in June of 1975 in California and began full-time Christian ministry in January 1977 with a Christian house ministry called “The Lord’s Place”, where people were provided a place to live in a Christian environment. In August 1977, he accepted a staff position with Horizon Christian Fellowship of San Diego as assistant Pastor to Mike MacIntosh. Bill served under Mike for the next 9 years until he felt called to move to Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bill has been the Senior Pastor of Horizon Christian Fellowship of Indianapolis since it started in July 1988 beginning with a Bible study in Bill and Vi’s living room. Under Bill’s supervision, God has also started Horizon Christian School, a summer camp program, a two-year full-time Calvary Chapel Bible College extension and planted over 20 churches locally and worldwide.
Duane Horning – Chairman of the Board
Mr. Horning is an attorney with 20 years’ experience litigating complex business matters. For 12 years he has owned his own firm, California Business Law Group, PC. Mr. Horning was an associate at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP, a predecessor of DLA Piper. For five years Mr. Horning served as Judge Pro Tem for San Diego Superior Court. Mr. Horning is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Courts of Appeals for the Federal and Ninth Circuits, United States District Courts of the Central and Southern Districts of California, the California Supreme Court, and all other California Courts.
Mr. Horning’s law practice follows 14 years’ experience in business, real estate and government before practicing law. While attending law school at night, Mr. Horning served as the Acting Airport Manager at San Diego International Airport, Lindbergh Field, and managed commercial property and lease relationships for the San Diego Unified Port District. Prior to law school, Mr. Horning was a commercial real estate broker and developer in Phoenix, Arizona. He served as CFO and Vice President for Finance during the initial public offering of Sunrise Preschools, Inc., a regional preschool chain.
Mr. Horning graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law and is a member of the Order of the Coif. He currently teaches there as an Adjunct Professor of Law. Mr. Horning earned his B.S. in Business Administration, cum laude, with an emphasis in finance from Arizona State University.
Mr. Horning is the author of Rescuing Ukrainian Children, describing a ministry in which he is personally involved. Mr. Horning has traveled twice to Ukraine to assist this ministry. He publishes a blog, Notes From a Sojourner, at www.duanehorning.com.
Mr. Horning is a current and former member of numerous legal, civic and professional organizations where he has often held leadership offices. These include serving as Vice President of the San Diego Chapter of Christian Legal Society, Vice President, Board Member, Treasurer and Chair of the Real Property Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Housing Committee of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of San Diego Interfaith Housing Foundation, Community Service Chair of the Downtown San Diego Breakfast Rotary Club, and membership in the Federal Bar Association, San Diego Intellectual Property Association, Louis M. Welsh Inn of Court, and Association of Business Trial Lawyers. He serves in leadership and worship positions at his church, San Diego Faith Community Church, and enjoys sailing and standup paddle boarding on the coastal waters around San Diego. Duane and Cathy Horning have been married for 32 years, and are thrilled to be parents and grandparents to five children and nine grandchildren.
Christopher Williams, Vice Chairman
Bernadette Pablo, Treasurer
Bernadette Pablo is the Director of Human Resources of Horizon Christian Fellowship. In 1991, with a heart to work with youth, she began full-time ministry at Horizon Christian Fellowship with the high school youth group. Still with a passion to reach the young and hurting, she transferred to YDI (Youth Development, Inc.) and the National Youth Crisis Hotline, a para-church organization under Horizon Christian Fellowship where she took an active role in local and national outreaches and served as the Accounting Manager. In 1995 she became the Director of Human Resources using her gifts to minister to the staff at Horizon, with responsibilities for all aspects of human resources, payroll and administration for the church and schools, including Horizon University.
Bernadette earned her B.A. in Public Administration from San Diego State University. After graduation she attended the University of San Diego’s Paralegal Program and obtained her Paralegal Certificate with Honors. For a few years she worked as a consultant and paralegal for a firm specializing in property tax law, prior to coming on staff at Horizon Christian Fellowship.
Her life verse is Psalm 37:4 – Delight yourself in the Lord and He shall give you the desires of your heart; through this verse, she has seen how God has been faithful to direct every step of her life and ministry. Bernadette has been married to her wonderful husband Tony since March 1991 and they are blessed with two beautiful daughters – Paige and Isabella.
Renae DeBever, Secretary
Renae DeBever was raised in San Diego, California and gave her heart to the Lord at a young age. After attending Patrick Henry High School and San Diego State University, Renae found herself drawn to helping others succeed in the marketplace. This passion for people led to a professional career in Human Resources for 15 years, primarily in the mortgage banking and technology industries.
After rededicating her life to the Lord in 1995, Renae attended the Horizon School of Evangelism and served with Horizon Christian Fellowship on the administrative team for 11 years. Renae is currently the Director of Administration for The Joshua Fund and continues to serve in various volunteer roles within Horizon.
Her life verse has been Galatians 2:20, “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” This passage has been a treasured reminder of Jesus’s tremendous love for each of us and His desire that we live by faith in Him. Renae and her husband, Gordon, have two children, Madison and Keegan, as well as a son-in-law, Kevin.
Alan Baugh, Trustee
Allen Baugh was raised in San Diego, California, where he graduated from Patrick Henry High School and joined the U.S. Army in 1976. While stationed in Germany he met his wife Elsie and they married in 1980. They have one son, Allen Jr., who currently resides in Germany. After his honorable discharge from the military, Allen embarked on a career in the electronics industry. He is currently employed in the private sector.
Allen was raised in a Christian home and rededicated his life to serve the Lord in 1992. Allen and his family started attending Horizon Christian Fellowship in 1993. Since then he has served in a number of areas: Youth Leader; Horizon Staff Youth Pastor; and Home Fellowship Leader. Allen was ordained as Pastor in 2011 and has been serving in leadership.
Allen has several degrees including a B.S. in Organizational Leadership Management from Biola University as well as a Masters of Divinity from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to serving on the Horizon University Board of Trustees, Allen also serves on the HOA board in his community as the Finance Officer.
Allen’s mission in life is to reach his neighbors and beyond for Christ through the power of the Spirit of God by living by the Word of God and edifying the Saints; being spiritually lead daily.
- Masters of Divinity – Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA (2006)
- Bachelors of Science – Biola University, La Mirada, CA (1999)
- Associate of Science – San Diego City College, San Diego, CA (1984)
Chad Stewart, Board Member
Born in Newport Beach, California, Chad has twenty years of experience as a global strategist, international consultant, producer, published author and prominent speaker. Founder of Devonfield, Chad’s areas of expertise are global strategy, film and media production, and international marketing. Chad has worked at Bank of America, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. A few of the companies he has consulted with include Cisco Systems, Moen, Nissan North America, PepsiCo, Pratt-Whitney and Royal Bank of Scotland. He received a Bachelor of Arts in British Literature and European History from Brown University; did post-graduate work at Harvard University; received an M.B.A. from Boston College; and continues study at the Institute of Directors, London; Stanford Graduate School of Business; and Wharton, University of Pennsylvania.
Chad has traveled throughout the world and spent two years in England for education and research. Now based in San Diego, California, he is a strong supporter of education and the Arts and sits on the Board of Horizon University, and is Past President of the Board of Directors of the San Diego Ballet. Chad enjoys world travel, reading, tennis, riding, swimming, sailing and the arts.
Edward Walker, Trustee
Edward T. Walker is a 1964 graduate of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with a B.A. in Economics. He has thirty-one years of experience as an Agent and Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI. His FBI service included Washington D.C., Alabama, Michigan, New York City and finally San Diego. He retired in November 2000 with extensive experience in both management and criminal investigation. From January 2001 to March 2006 he was employed as an Assistant Vice President with MBNA America, at the time the nations’ largest independent credit card issuer. This was followed by employment as Executive Vice President of a private security firm in the Los Angeles area. He is now fully retired enjoying his grandchildren and travel with his wife Lou Ann.
Karen Williams, Trustee