Kenton Beshore is senior pastor of Mariners Church, a multi-site, non-denominational church in Irvine, California where he has served as senior pastor since 1984. Mariners has grown from 250 to over 13,000 people who courageously follow Jesus, serve the community and change culture. Kenton also hosts a daily radio show, discussing how to live out our faith in our daily lives. His education includes a MA from Talbot Seminary and the Institute of London where he studied with Dr. John Stott.
Kenton loves the privilege of being a pastor. His greatest joy is being with people at defining moments of their lives. He teaches God’s Word by filtering it through his life and applying it in practical ways. Kenton lives in Corona del Mar, California with his wife, Laurie. They have been married for 35 years and have four sons, four daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren.
Laurie Beshore is senior pastor of Mariners Church in Irvine, CA and for the last 25 years has served as the founding pastor of Outreach Ministries. Its mission is to mobilize world changers who are courageously shaping culture while meeting real needs. Laurie is the author of Love Without Walls (Zondervan), which tells the eye-opening and inspiring history of Outreach Ministries at Mariners Church.
Laurie lives in Corona del Mar, California and has been married for 35 years to Kenton Beshore, her childhood sweetheart and senior pastor of Mariners Church. They have four sons, four daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren.