Rebecca grew up as a missionary kid in the Philippines and came to live in the United States during college. She attended Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas, TX, and received her Bachelor of Music from Wheaton College near Chicago, IL. She then served as a worship minister for 9 years on O'ahu before receiving her Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Rebecca also completed 5 units of clinical pastoral education (CPE) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. She loves to study, preach, develop leaders, and listen for God at work. Her hidden talents including speaking Tagalog and making pork adobo!
Rebecca is married to Dan, an ordained pastor in the ECC and a campus minister with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the University of Hawai’i’s graduate schools. Together they have three children (2 on earth, 1 in heaven) who love the ocean, dim sum, and family field trips.