Pastor Chuck Marino was born in Oceanside, CA and grew up in Northern Illinois. During a chapel service in 2007, at his Christian high school, Pastor Chuck received Christ. During his senior year, he felt God’s calling to pastor a church. After graduation, Pastor Chuck attended bible college, where he met his sweetheart, Crystal. They got married in 2015 and began to work at a church in Texas. After 4 1/2 years, the Marino family moved to Kansas City where Chuck served as an assistant pastor. On Christmas Day 2022, North Hills Baptist Church voted Pastor Chuck in as the new Pastor. When he is not at church, Pastor Chuck enjoys spending time with family, listening to music, drinking Dr. Pepper, and building LEGO sets.
Julio accepted Christ at the age of 17 and was called into ministry at youth camp. After graduating from Heartland Baptist Bible College, he grew a heart for his home state of California. He started attending and serving at North Hills Baptist Church in multiple roles in 2018. Currently he is serving in outreach and the Spanish ministry-- where he has a great heart for the Spanish speaking community. God is continuing to do great works in his life!
Andrew was born and raised in a Christian home. He got saved when he was 16 at a youth camp in Northern California. While at his home church, he helped with teen group activities as well as youth events for the Christian school for 8 years until he moved to North County San Diego in 2019. Since his move in 2019, Andrew has been serving the Lord in different ministries at North Hills. Currently, he is faithfully serving as the Youth Director for the teens of North Hills.
Sin ("Shin Ae") Kook
Youth Leader & Website
Although Sin Yea grew up in a Christian home, she was saved when she was 19. Ten years later, her relationship with God deepened and matured, as she started volunteering for youth ministry through her local church and YoungLife. She has always had a heart for the youth and credits that to God along with her 18 nieces and nephews. After living in California, Virginia and even Korea, she was brought back to Southern California. Sin Yea started praying for a local church to call home and found one at North Hills Baptist Church. She currently serves faithfully as a youth leader for the teens at NHBC.