Rev dr kevin austin

Pastor Kevin is the primary preacher and senior pastor at Shepherd of the Hills. He works with the church staff and leaders to provide overall leadership and direction for the ministry at Shepherd of the Hills. He and his wife, Aldebaran, have two children: Hannah and George. 


Pastor Kevin did his undergraduate work at Concordia University River Forest, before heading to Concordia Seminary St. Louis, Missouri.  He recently graduated with a Doctor of Ministry from Talbot School of Theology focusing on Discipleship in the 21st Century (how do we as God's people seek to live out our faith in Jesus everyday).


Favorite Aspect of Ministry: Sharing the good news of the Gospel with people in fun and creative ways as we seek to make the Bible to come to life for people that they may see the relevance of this great book in their lives today. As a part of this I love getting to know new people and journeying through life together with them.


Favorite Books: Pretty much anything by Eugene Peterson, Mike Breen or Patrick Lencioni.  


Favorite Movies: Field of Dreams, Fever Pitch, and Most Baseball movies


Random Fact: One thing you will quickly learn about me is that I am a huge baseball fan.


Favorite Music/What I'm Listening To: Coldplay, U2, One Republic, Train, Chris Tomlin, Fernando Ortega


Pastor Kevin's email: kaustin@soth.org



rev jon brandenburg

Pastor Jon is the Pastor of Family Ministries here at Shepherd of the Hills.  He brings his youthful approach to the teens and children of Shepherd of the Hills.  He and his wife Melissa have four children: Ben, Hannah, Alexandra and James. 


Favorite aspect of ministry: Being authentic about faith and faith conversations


Favorite books: Harry Potter books, Lord of the Rings, pretty much anything written by C.S. Lewis, and let’s get real I love all books.


Random fact:  Pastor Jon was heavily involved in theater in high school and college and therefore knows how to do his own makeup.


What I'm listening to: Mumford and Sons, Pentatonix, Switchfoot, Andrew Peterson, and musical tunes ranging from Rent to Wicked to Les Miserables.


Educational background: B.A. in Theology and a minor in Theater from Concordia University - Nebraska; M.Div. in Theology from Concordia Seminary - St. Louis


Pastor Jon's email: jbrandenburg@soth.org


reverend harry wang

Pastor Harry was called to Shepherd of the Hills in 2015 to minister to the growing Chinese population of Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire. He leads a worship service in Mandarin at 11:45am on Sunday mornings. Harry has been married for 22 years to Carol and they have two children, Isaac and Rachel. Pastor Harry likes to travel and loves to go fishing. Click HERE to go to the Chinese website.


Pastor Harry's email: hwang@soth.org

reverend tom king

Pastor Tom is the assistant pastor of care here at Shepherd of the Hills.  He also preaches several times throughout the year, serves as liturgist, and leads the Stephen Ministry.  He is the campus pastor and religion teacher at Lutheran High School in La Verne. He and his wife Tami have eight children: Thomas, Josiah, Jeremiah, Grace, Faith, Jonathan, Hope, and Joy.


Favorite Aspect of Ministry: Other than the unconditional grace of God, hearing the wisdom of His church through those who have trusted Him over the course of many years or teaching the Scriptures through rightly dividing the Word of Truth.


Favorite Books: The Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther,  How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin Schmidt and God is. How Christianity Explains Everything by Douglas Wilson


Random fact: I am married with 8 kids.  


Favorite Music/What I'm listening to: I don't generally use iTunes, but if I do it might be Lectionary at Lunch from Concordia Seminary St. Louis or a professor from Seminary.


Educational background:  B.A. in Secondary Education with Minor in Exercise Science from Concordia River Forest (Chicago), M.Div. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, working on my D.Min. Engaging Mind and Culture from Talbot School of Theology, La Mirada, CA  


Pastor Tom's Email: tking@soth.org




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Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Main Phone: 909.989.6500