Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Pastors Daniel and Theresa Jones
Senior Lead Pastors

Leading people to new heights in Christ is the passion of Pastors Daniel and Theresa Jones. The heart of their ministry at Summit is loving and encouraging others to fulfill their God-given destiny and to press to maximize their full potential in Christ. Their lives are a testimony for their ministry style, loving people and doing the works of Jesus Christ in this generation. Witnessing the modern day ministry of the Holy Spirit, with gifts, healings, and miracles flowing in their ministry.   



Pastors Tal and Dee Klaus

Overseeing Christian Training & Bible College


With a passion to equip and mentor men and women to teach, evangelize and disciple other believers, Doctors Tal and Dee Klaus lead Vision International Training & Education Network (ITEN)at Summit Church. ITEN is an educational ministry designed to teach the Word of God through theological studies and academic achievement offering state approved degrees. Pastors Tal & Dee also oversee the Summit School of Supernatural Ministry using Bethel curriculum.  



Pastors Matt and Annie Steingard

Worship Pastors

Matt started serving in worship ministry as a teenager in his hometown near Toronto, Canada, and began leading worship in high school for his church's youth group. In 2003, he completed the Toronto School of Ministry at a sister Church of Catch the Fire located in London, England. It was there he met his wife, Annie, who is from the San Diego area. They married in 2005 and now live in North County. In 2004, Matt studied Theology at Tyndale University in Toronto, and in 2011, he completed the Biola Bold Program, and received his Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Leadership.



Pastor Chris Bair and Cassandra 

Children's Church Pastor and  Creative Director/ Dance Studio Director

 Cassandra has been dancing since she was five years old, and is passionate in her mission to prophetically and powerfully communicate the message of the Gospel through Creative Arts. She organizes and integrates the Arts into Summit's church services, local outreaches, special events, mission trips, and dance shows. She was trained at Set Apart Dance until she was 16 years old, and was a part of the award winning Xcalibur Dance Team at Carlsbad, High School for three years.In 2008, Cassandra graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Minor in Leadership. She started Blessed Feet Dance in October of 2008. She has directed and choreographed an Annual Dance Show for the last 6 years. 


Pastor Taylor Jensen 

Young Adult & Youth Pastor

Born and raised in San Diego, California, Taylor is passionate to see God bring Revival and Reformation into his city. Taylor's heart is to see this generation fall in love with Jesus Christ and passionately pursue Him in every area of life. He dreams of seeing the waves of young people encounter Jesus and impact every area of their lives.