Our mission is to inspire and disciple youth to live as free people.

"Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as God’s slaves. Show proper respect to everyone, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the emperor." - 1 Peter 2:16-17

What To Expect

Our gatherings for both Jr. and Sr. High are on Friday nights from 6:30-8:30pm. These nights are an opportunity to express our love to God through worship and relevant teaching. Also, it is a great way for students to build relationships with their peers and leaders.

Stay up to date with any special events for the youth by checking out the Events page. Also, make sure to follow us on Instagram @_thefree_ for important announcements.

Meet the Leader

Pastor James was born and raised in Northern California in a home with his single mother and two older siblings. He first had an encounter with God while in High school and fully surrendered his life to Christ in 2012. With a heart to preach God’s word, he quit pursuing a career in Physical Therapy and attended William Jessup Bible College. There he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry and minored in Bible Theology. Pastor James has been serving and leading in youth ministry for almost 7 years and has a heart to see that generation transformed by the love of God.

Pastor James joined the Staff in June of 2019. He and his wife Chelsey hunger to see God impact youth culture in our city. In January 2020, they welcomed their first son, Apollos James.

Connect With Us

To stay connected and up to date on what is happening with The Free follow us on Instagram, Spotify, and YouTube!
Also, stay in the know by texting “thefree” or “thefreejr” to 97000

Serve in The Free

It’s our heart to disciple youth to live as servants of God, who love and respect others and build His kingdom. If you would like to make a difference in the life of a student serve in The Free!


Next Generation Resources

New videos! Check out our Next Generation Resources webpage for content for our kids and teens!