Pastor Jared Zinda is the Generations Pastor at LFC, overseeing the youth and young adult’s ministries.  Being the oldest of three boys, Jared is no stranger to the responsibility setting the example for young people and has fully embraced this call.

As an All American athlete in high school Jared excelled on the field through and in the classroom through hard work, discipline and dedication.  His passion and excellence in sports became the model for his walk with Christ and now shares that passion through coaching youth in athletics and in life.  Jared has served for over 4 years as a Youth Leader with West Valley Christian Church and a coach in a variety of sports. His teaching style is like a coach teaching, inspiring and challenging his team to achieve their greatest potential and win the game. His heart is to see a generation that learns to love and fear the LORD with all their heart and run their race in a way that allows them to obtain the prize.

Rebecca Zinda is also an accomplished athlete, teacher and coach who brings a perfect balance of fun, structure and nurturing to every environment she enters. She currently is a teacher at Heritage Christian school and has served alongside Jared as a youth leader. Rebecca is dynamic speaker and inspires growth in her listeners whether on the court, in the classroom or behind the podium. Above all, Rebecca is a devoted wife and mother who serves as a beautiful example to women of all ages.

Jared and Rebecca both graduated from Azusa Pacific University and were married in 2009.  They now reside in the West San Fernando valley where they are raising their 2 children Kenley and Elijah.