For the good of the Coast



Sam Kiser is the Lead Pastor of Coastlands, a multi-site church here on the central coast. He has been preaching Jesus for more than 16 years. He has a bachelor’s of science in biblical and theological studies from Liberty University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. Sam and his wife Sarah Dawn met in Kentucky where they grew up and have been married going on 10 years. They have three young boys and a little baby girl.

Tyler Ogletree

Executive/Lompoc Campus Pastor

Tyler, originally from Lompoc, has been serving the city for many years. Tyler graduated from New Hope Christian College in Eugene, OR with a degree in Biblical studies. Tyler has been married to his wife Rebecca for ten years! He’s been playing guitar since he was a teenager. In his free time Tyler enjoys hanging out with his wife around the valley, working on cars, and riding his Harley.

John Hill

Executive Pastor

Graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1986 with a BA in Business Economics. Worked in a local Santa Barbara firm in public accounting gaining experience for 11 years, then moved on to start his own Santa Ynez Valley practice in 1997. John and his wife Allison have been married for 33 years, with 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

Tyler Bacquet

Teaching/Discipleship Pastor

Local to the Central Coast, Tyler and Veronica started their life and ministry together in 2017 in Lompoc. Two moves, three kids, and seven years of pastoral ministry later they returned to the Central Coast in December 2023 to serve at Coastlands Church. Tyler graduated from Bible College with a Bachelors in Biblical Studies and is currently pursuing a Masters of Arts in Biblical Leadership from Western Seminary. 

Zach Summers

Buellton Campus Worship Director

Zach's great joy is leading people into the presence of God through worship and prayer. At the age of fourteen Zach led worship for the first time and hasn't stopped since. He graduated from Bible College with a Bachelor's in Biblical Studies in spring of 2022.