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Our Leadership

Jim_BradfordJames Bradford: Interim Senior Pastor

Dr. James Bradford has served as interim senior pastor of Central Assembly since January 2017. His “day” job is serving on the executive leadership team of the Assemblies of God as general secretary, a position he has held since 2009. Prior to his election to denominational leadership, Dr. Bradford served as pastor of Central Assembly for 6 years. We are blessed to have Pastor Jim and his wife Sandi here as we pray and search for a new senior pastor.


chad headshotChad Rose: Worship Arts Pastor

Pastor Chad and his wife Cynthia became worship arts pastors at Central Assembly in June 2016 after serving two churches in the Seattle area for over 13 years. Both Evangel University graduates, Pastor Chad is an accomplished pianist and composer while Cynthia is a professional violinist. They have a young son, Henry. Pastor Chad believes there is nothing more powerful than the people of God setting aside their personal worship preferences to unite in declaring the greatness of who God is.



JustinJustin Kochs: Children’s Pastor

Pastor Justin grew up at Central, and as a result, has a unique perspective when it comes to the youngest members of our church family. A graduate of Central Bible College and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Pastor Justin oversees ministries for children ages birth to 5th grade. He has built relationships with local schools and coordinates events that make a positive impact in our community. You can find Pastor Justin and his wife Camille in KidZone every Sunday.



ChristianChristian Rodriguez: Youth & Young Adults Pastor

Pastor Christian served in various roles with Fusion Student Ministries ranging from youth volunteer to intern to administrative assistant before becoming associate pastor in Fall 2014, then youth & young adults pastor in the Fall of 2016. Originally from Chicago, Pastor Christian graduated from Central Bible College with a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry.



DonDon Tucker: Senior Adults Pastor

Pastor Don and his wife Deborah joined the pastoral staff of Central Assembly in 2010 as part-time senior adults pastors. The position transitioned to full-time in 2014. Prior to joining the church staff, the Tuckers completed 38 years as missionaries to Africa. Legacy Senior Adult Ministries provides activities for Central’s senior adults, including monthly breakfasts, various day and extended trips, and other events especially for seniors.



DavidDavid Jayne: Pastoral Care and Community Pastor

Pastor David Jayne was appointed pastoral care/community pastor for Central Assembly in October 2010. He is a graduate of Central Bible College and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Pastor David believes that everyone deserves compassion. No matter the circumstances people are facing, we as the Body of Christ are responsible to respond with love and compassion. He also believes that we can no longer leave the atonement at church. It is our mission, as followers of Christ, to take the message of Jesus Christ to all who will receive it.



DaisukeYorikoDaisuke & Yoriko Yabuki : Missionary Pastors for Internationals

Pastors Daisuke & Yoriko are international ministry missionary pastors at Central. The Yabukis are missionaries from Japan Assemblies of God, who work for Japanese people, their American families, and their International friends. The international ministry holds monthly Host Family Fellowships, free Conversational English Class Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm, and special events for internationals. The Yabukis partnered with the office of Ethnic Relations in the American Assemblies of God as the new Japanese Fellowship and District was formed in June 2015.