Eric Chabaneix has been a pastor at Pillar Baptist since 2009. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and an M.Div and a Th.M from The Master’s Seminary. Eric was born and raised in the Bay Area and was married to his wife Jennifer in 2004. Eric and Jennifer returned to the Bay Area in 2009 to minister and start a family. The Chabaneixs enjoy the company of friends, reading, and traveling with their kids. Eric is passionate about preaching the gospel and discipleship. He also enjoys the biblical languages and church history.
David Son joined Pillar Baptist Church as a pastor in 2015. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of California Riverside and an M.Div from The Master’s Seminary. David and his wife Angela moved back to his hometown of San Francisco to serve at Pillar. They now have two sons. David enjoys reading good books, traveling, and picking up random hobbies.
Danny Bae has been a pastor at Pillar Baptist Church since 2011. As a native of Northern California, he holds a B.A. degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and an M.Div and a Th.M from The Master’s Seminary. He is married to his wife Deborah, an occupational therapist in the Fremont Unified School District. They have two daughters and cherish their time with the church body. Danny enjoys touring sites from church history.
Mike Choy has been attending Pillar Baptist Church since 2011. A San Francisco native, he graduated from UC San Diego with a B.A in Interdisciplinary Computing in the Arts and a B.S in Computer Science. He currently works as a web developer while pursuing a M.Div at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Geneva have two daughters. They enjoy playing badminton and basketball, reading and eating with others.
David Yen has attended Pillar Baptist Church since 2014. He graduated from UC San Diego (2008) with a B.S. in Computer Science and is currently pursuing a M.Div. at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He currently works as a software developer and has been married to his wife Rachel since 2012. They have three children and enjoy reading, eating good food, and enjoying a great cup of coffee together.
Basil Shen has been a member at Pillar Baptist Church since 2006. He holds a B.A. in Biology from Vassar College. Married to his wife, SueAnn, since 2008, the couple has three children – two sons and one daughter. In his time away from working in education, Basil enjoys going on hikes, BBQing, and traveling with his family.
Min-Jae (MJ) Chang has been a member at Pillar Baptist Church since 2009. He holds a B.A. degree from the University of California Berkeley and an M.Div at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. MJ is married to his wife Eunice, a dentist working in the Tri-Valley, and they have one daughter. MJ has a passion for studying traditional hymns, languages, and church history. He also enjoys a variety of hobbies including reading, fishing, and traveling.
Kevin Freeman has been a member at Pillar Baptist Church since 2014. He holds a B.S. in Management Science and Economics from the University of California, San Diego, and currently works as a marketing professional in the technology sector. He has been married to his lovely wife Cassandra since 2014, and the couple have two sons together. They love spending time with friends, traveling abroad, doing escape rooms, and visiting Kevin’s hometown of Honolulu.