Pastors & Staff

Randy Howard

Lead Pastor

Randy Howard is the Senior Leader of the Gate Church of the High Desert located in Victorville, California with a vision for personal transformation of lives and social justice for communities. He is also the founder, president and overseer of Gateway Strategies International, a family of churches and leaders in Latin America, East Africa, India and the USA with nearly 2,000 churches directly and indirectly involved. In addition, he is the General Overseer of Kingdom Ministries USA  as well as an advisor for the Statesmen Project, a Christian movement for principle-based politics grounded in Scripture. He also serves on the boards of several other global ministries. Randy and his wife Tammy have four grown married children all serving in ministry and 15 grandchildren.

Meet the team.

Zach Howard

Associate Pastor

Charles Speelman

Associate Pastor

Perry Taylor

Children's Pastor

Joseph Flores

Youth Pastor

Josiah Espinoza

Worship Minister

Josh Williams

Campus Safety/Community Minister

Tom Chacko

Finance/Discipleship Minister
Elder Emeritus

Phil Flores

Teaching Minister

Paul Tam

Life Group Minister

Bryce Cacho

Life Group Minister

Tammy Howard

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Debbie Scalabrini

Church Secretary