Say Hello To Bert!

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Bert Alcorn joins our team as the Lead Pastor and Elder for Anthem Ventura. After serving at Anthem Thousand Oaks and Camarillo as a Pastor / Elder, Bert and his wife Sherry were sent out to plant Anthem Ventura in January. Since then they have been building teams, community groups, and preparing to launch our Sunday Gatherings. Bert will provide vision, teaching and leadership to the team. 

Get in touch with Bert: bert@anthemchurch.org

We had some questions for Bert, and we hope you enjoy getting to know him a bit! 

YOUR FAVORITE VIRTUE:

Faithfulness

YOUR CHIEF CHARACTERISTIC:

Persistence 

WHAT DO YOU APPRECIATE MOST IN YOUR FRIENDS?:

Understanding, grace, loyalty, and a good laugh

IF NOT YOURSELF, WHO WOULD YOU BE?

The President 

YOUR FAVORITE HEROES IN FICTION:

James Bond, Jack Ryan and John Clark

YOUR FAVORITE HEROES IN REAL LIFE:

My wife, Sherry

FAVORITE FOOD AND DRINK:

Toppers pizza and a good cabernet

THE NATURAL TALENT YOU'D LIKE TO BE GIFTED WITH:

Singing

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 10 YEARS?:

Somewhere foggy

WHAT'S THE SCARIEST THING YOU'VE EVER DONE?:

Moving to Southern California 6 years ago and not knowing anyone 

WHAT HAS BEEN THE PROUDEST MOMENT IN YOUR LIFE?:

Watching Sherry give birth to our first son, Calvin

HOW DO YOU WISH TO DIE?:

In a blaze of glory

YOUR FAVORITE MOTTO:

The world is not enough

WHAT IS YOUR PRESENT STATE OF MIND:

Scattered, but oddly calm