Rev. Chad Wilks
Pastor Chad and Jamie arrived in Sandpoint in 1997 to a handful of people. Having grown up just outside of Spokane, coming to Sandpoint was like coming home. Since 1997 the congregation has grown dramatically. The Wilks have done their part to add to the congregation by adding two boys and a girl to their family. Chad received his ministry education through Northwest Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary.
Rev. Kyle Yake
Family Life Pastor
Pastor Kyle Yake is our Family Life Pastor and has worked at the church since 2008. Kyle has his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Ministry from NNU and was ordained in 2010. Kyle has a passion for sharing the gospel with children and teens and helping them grow closer to Christ. Kyle and his wife, Kendall, have three sons: Ryan, Harley and Jack. Kyle loves to ski, fish, mountain bike and spend time with his family.
Rev. Koby Padilla
Pastor Koby Padilla is our Associate Pastor and joined us in December of 2015. He and his wife, Lori, have 3 children, Lanie, Konner and Kaleb. Koby received his Bachelors at NNU in 2005 and was ordained in 2008. He had served as a youth pastor for 10 years before joining us here. Koby enjoys music, outdoors and serving all ages. He is passionate about growing the kingdom.
Janine Shepard has been a member of Sandpoint Nazarene for over nine years. After becoming our Office Administrator in 2012, Janine has become an integral part of the ministry here. Janine and her husband, Todd, have 3 daughters, Ashley, Amy and Abby and a granddaughter, Bailey. Janine is passionate about supporting others in ministry and helping people to be their most successful.