Senior Pastor

staff photoDennis Keating was born in New York State into a family of nine. At the age of five, they moved to California near the Pasadena area. He was raised in a devout Catholic family, and attended 12 years of Catholic school.

Dennis placed his personal faith in Jesus Christ after hearing the gospel at Forest Home Christian Conference Center in 1972. He received his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University in accounting in 1975, and a Master of Divinity from Talbot Seminary in 1979.

Dennis married his wife, Marsha, in 1979 and they have three children. He joined the staff at Emmanuel Faith as the college pastor in 1979. In 1989, he became Pastor of Adult Ministries.

Then in 1993, the Lord called Dennis to become the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Faith, where he ministers weekly in the pulpit, teaching God's Word.

Dennis enjoys spending time with his five grandkids as well as participating in athletic activities, particularly basketball and body surfing. 

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