Bryan Hardwick


Bryan is the Adult Ministry Pastor at the Adventure Campus of Bayside Church. Prior to joining the team at Adventure, Bryan served as the Commit Pastor at SeaCoast Grace Church in Cypress, CA (2009-2012) and as the Executive Pastor for Lakeside Church in Folsom, CA (2001-2009).

Bryan received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from UC Santa Barbara in 1988, and graduated with honors from Western Seminary with his Master of Arts in General Ministry in June of 2003.

Bryan met his wife Jennifer at Sacramento State University while serving at CSUS with Cru. Married on May 15, 1993 they have been happily married 28 years. They have a 20-year-old son named Zach and a Red Fox Labrador named Ruby. Together they enjoy hiking, exercising, playing golf, camping, reading, photography, and are big SF Giants fans.

Some Trivial Facts about Bryan:

Favorite Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants/Seattle Seahawks

Favorite Sports: Baseball/Racquetball/Golf

First Car: 1967 Volkswagen Bug

Favorite Movies: Lord of the Rings Trilogy/Rudy/Braveheart

Favorite Books: The Grace Awakening/Changes That Heal

Favorite Ice Cream: Roselani Kona Mud Pie (only available in Hawaii)

Favorite Verse: Zephaniah 3:17


More Posts

I Will Rejoice in the Lord!

Last week, as I was getting ready for bed, I was grumbling! I was grumbling before the Lord and asking, “how long?” How long would

Who Do You Listen To?

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We Live By Faith, Not By Sight

I’ve been prayerfully thinking through how to respond to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 around the world. I have gotten questions about upcoming missions trips

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Do you remember the Hokey Pokey? That catchy little kids tune, that went like this… “you put your right foot in, you put your right