Our Staff


  • JIM W. BAIZE

    Pastor

    Pastor Jim W. Baize was saved at the First Baptist Church of Chicago

    Heights, IL, in 1956. Later, he accepted the call to the ministry in

    January 1966, graduating from the Baptist Bible College, Springfield,

    MO in May 1970 with a Bachelors of Theology.


    In 1973, Pastor Baize accepted the position of Pastor, Midway Baptist

    Church (now called Ocean View Church), San Diego, CA, where he served as Lead Pastor until February 1, 2015.


    Pat and Jim Baize “retired” for about three months, when an

    opportunity to pastor the First Baptist Church of Coronado presented

    itself. Jim became the Interim Pastor and then the Lead Pastor in

    January of 2016.


    Pastor Baize and his wife, the former Miss Patricia Goodson, live in

    San Diego. They have three children, two son-in-laws, a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren.


    Pastor Baize can be reached at jimbaize@fbcoronado.com

    For a full bio, click here


    Jimbaize@fbcoronado.com

  • RACHEL GORKEN

    leadership team member

    rachelgorken@gmail.com

    Heart to Heart Ministry, Ronald McDonald House Charities and Ladies' Bible Study leader.

  • NIK IVES

    leadership team member

    nik.ives@ivesnyc.com

    IT/Sound Tech. Lead

  • DAN MALCOLM

    leadership team member/vip ministry leader/MEN'S MINISTRY LEADER

    Dan Malcolm is President of Malcolm Properties, a downtown San Diego full service commercial real estate firm specializing in the brokerage, development and investment of commercial properties in the Western United States. He also maintains a separate law practice specializing in commercial real estate contract, transactional, entitlement and land use law.


    Dan serves as Port Commissioner on the San Diego Unified Port District Board and has previously served on numerous other public and private boards. Dan has also served as Chairman of Sharp Coronado Hospital and on the master Board of Directors for Sharp Healthcare.


    Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and real estate from San Diego State University Business School awarded in 1989 and was also awarded a Juris Doctorate of Law from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 1996. 


    Dan has been married to his wife, Nicole, for 23 years and they have 3 children: Zachary (22), Athena (20) and Tatum (17). Dan and Nicole are regular attending members of First Baptist Church of Coronado and are active in several ministries of the church. 


    They are also involved in Bible Study Fellowship, where Nicole has served in various leadership roles for over a decade and currently serves as Teaching Leader. The Malcolm’s have resided in Imperial Beach for over 20 years and

    maintain an active outdoor beach and ocean oriented lifestyle.


    Dan@Malcolmpc.com

    VIP Ministry

  • JULIE BURKHART

    secretary

    Julie Burkhart is a wife, Mom of 3 and "Grandma" to 6.  She has been married to Eric Burkhart for 24 years. Julie loves working and serving at First Baptist Church Coronado! She came to FBC Coronado in November of 2016 after attending a larger church in the South Bay for 18 years. Julie has come to know and love her FAMILY  at FBC Coronado and says she is continually blessed by the friendships and bonds made here. When  not working Julie enjoys spending time with Eric, spending lots of fun time with her grandkids, reading, hanging out with Xander and Bailey (her canine friends), playing trombone in an orchestra and playing the piano.


    secretary@fbcoronado.com

  • BOBBY GREER

    maintenance lead

    Misterbg123@gmail.com


  • LAURA STECHER

    Children's Ministry

    lollyhague@hotmail.com


  • Sheerah Haywood

    Worship Leader

    stephenandsheerah@gmail.com

  • THOMAS JOY

    leadership team member

    palerider104@yahoo.com



  • jon lower

    Leadership team member

    plower4177@hotmail.com


  • monica medina

    convalescent ministry

    mojoflojo18@gmail.com