About the Founder

Andrew and his wife of 20 years, Coral, live on California's Central Coast in the wee, bayside town of Los Osos. They live in a 350sq.ft home along with their three kids, two cats, and one very fat Dachshund. Living at a sustainable pace and placing a high value on relationships have always been shared core values for Andrew and Coral. Brothers & Mothers embodies and carries their relational value system as well, as seen in their love of creating warm connective relationships with their homeless friends.

Education & Training

Andrew was awarded his BA in history from UCSB. Shortly thereafter, he complteted a one year Graduate Certificate in Bible from Multnomah Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He went on to receive his Master of Arts in Exegetical Theology, followed by a Master of Divinity from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Andrew holds a CADC1 (Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor). Andrew is an ordained Calvary Chapel Pastor.


Andrew is an avid surfer - mainly retro single fins and a few twin fins. He is a sometimes-avid skateboarder, an amateur aircooled VW mechanic (has owned over 20!) , a sometimes-construction worker, and a daily reader of the Greek Bible (read: bible nerd). His goals this year are to learn to sail (he recently acquired an old 15 ft. catamaran which now rests expectantly on the shores of the Los Osos bay) and to play old hymns on the accordian his kids gave him for Christmas.

Articles on Andrew's Work Among the Homeless (2006-Present)