Dr. Jerry Rueb is the Lead Pastor of Cornerstone Church, Long Beach.
God has blessed Jerry’s visionary leadership, biblical preaching, energetic shepherding and the trusted reputation to successfully lead churches in Littleton, Colorado, Santa Cruz, California, Vancouver, Canada and Long Beach, California. As the founding pastor of Cornerstone Church, Jerry began with eight couples in a spiritually-resistant area near one of the largest college campuses in America. Within ten years the congregation grew and quickly became known for its commitment to world missions and creatively ministering to the local community. Jerry is a persuasive preacher who speaks honestly and powerfully from God’s Word each weekend.
Terry Miller is Cornerstone’s Associate Pastor with responsibility for overseeing men’s ministry, adult leadership classes, Cornerstone School of Ministry, assimilation, media and pastoral leadership in the absence of the Lead Pastor.
Terry came to Cornerstone in June of 2008 and brings a diverse background of life experiences in the world of corporate business and within the church. He was ordained to the ministry in October 2002 and completed his MA in Church Leadership at Hope International University in 2005.
Together with his wife, Debra, the two have shared a love and commitment to local church ministry for more than 20 years.
Randy Jones is an Assistant Pastor and serves in two primary areas: overseeing the administrative departments of Cornerstone as well as helping shepherd the young families in the church. Randy arrived at Cornerstone in May of 2012 with over 20 years of experience in church and para-church ministries.
He graduated from Talbot School of Theology in 2000 with a MA in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics, and has a passion for making biblical truths clear and understandable to people. Randy’s wife Ivy has gifts in administration and service and has helped Randy significantly in developing his pastoral abilities.
They love to spend time together as well as stay in close touch with their two young adult sons, Michael and Robbie.
Philip Breaux is Cornerstone’s Junior High Minister with responsibility for mentoring junior high boys, preaching, creating monthly events, growing school campus ministry, and supporting the Youth Pastor. Philip came to Cornerstone as an intern from Biola in August 2016, and was hired December 2016.
Philip’s service in church ministry started when he was a 3rd grader helping his dad (a Children’s Pastor), and continued as a volunteer small group leader when he was in high school. He graduated Biola University in 2017 with a BA in Christian Ministries with a focus on Junior High. He is passionate about building relationships and sharing Jesus with students during this crucial stage in life.
Philip enjoys sharing his appetite for adventure with his volunteer leaders and students through, cycling, kayaking, mountain-sports, board-sports, etc.
Simon Viss has been Cornerstone’s High School Minister since 2016 and deals directly with High School Programming, Male Mentorship, and Campus Outreach. With over 7 years of experience in Youth Ministry, Simon is passionate about leading high school students in discipleship and an understanding of the gospel message revealed in Scripture.
He graduated from BIOLA University in 2015 with a BA in Christian Ministries and is currently attending Talbot School of Theology in pursuit of an MA in Theology.
Simon and his lovely wife, Monica, have been married since June 2017 and love to travel, drink coffee, and lead together in youth ministry.
Rich Callaci has been a Christian since he was 16 years old and has played piano in churches since then. He has been Musical Director at Cornerstone Church since 2008. Rich studied music arranging in Hollywood CA, and has a Music Degree from North Texas State University.
He has a diverse history in the music world: 2001 winner of a John Lennon song-writing contest; he has recorded and/or toured with Frankie Valli, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Frankie Laine, Melissa Manchester, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Regent Cruise lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise lines
Rich has produced and arranged over 50 CDs and received 2 Emmy awards for television music composition.
Jesse Hellen-Lloyd is Cornestone’s Audio Visual Tech Director and Lead Front of House Engineer. He has a background in music and has a degree in percussion performance from CSULB. Jesse joined the Cornerstone team in 2009.
Jayme Olson is the Facility and Event Director at Cornerstone Church. She has been on Cornerstone’s admin staff for four years and has been a Cornerstone Church member since 2008. Jayme’s responsibilities include overseeing the maintenance, repair and upkeep of the church facility and management of the church calendar and on-site events.