Bill Patterson Executive Pastor
Area of Ministry: Executive Pastor
Family: Wife Dwayla; two married children; four grandchildren
Saved: (When and where you were saved); San Clemente, California, at a revival meeting when a child
Joined Lakeshore Staff: January, 2007
Book: Where Is God When It Hurts by Philip Yancey and The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism by Timothy Keller.
Food: homemade coconut meringue pie; boysenberry preserves
Snack Food: fresh fruit
Movie: Sound of Music
TV Shows: I Love Lucy; The Closer; Blue Bloods; Perry Mason
CD/Artist/Band/Song: Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Actor/Actress: none currently
Place in the World: wherever my family is
Place to Pray: morning bike rides
Recreational Activities/Hobbies: reading; gardening; biking
Scripture: Isaiah 12:2 I will trust and not be afraid.
Sports Team: U.S. Olympic Team especially gymnastics
Sport: as a participant, volleyball; as a spectator, none.
Snack Food: anything hot & spicy
Place in the World: in rush hour traffic
Sports Team: Oakland Raiders
Best thing someone said to you: “Yes, I will marry you.”
Life Motto: Whatsoever you do, do it heartily as unto the Lord and not unto men. Colossians 3:23.
Three People I’d Like to Meet: my ancestor who first came to America; George Washington; Roy Rogers
My Hero: Daniel and Joseph, both of whom stayed faithful even in difficult circumstances.
One of My Greatest Experiences with God: When I realized that there was a God who loved me and wanted to live in my heart.
Most People Don’t Know This About Me: I sang with my wife, Dwayla, and her sister in a gospel trio, the Keynotes, for 19 years; played the piano & organ in my home church for 35 years; served in the U.S. Army.