Leadership Spotlight:

Wes & Reyna


Meet Wes and Reyna! These two have been friends for a long time and have been serving here at The Well for several years. We asked them a couple of important and fun questions so that you guys could get to know them a little bit better.

In a few sentences, how did you come to the Lord?

Wes: I was given a book by a middle school teacher of mine called The Case for Faith by Lee Strobel. Reading that made me realize that Christianity had the answers I was looking for, and I decided to look into it more. A few weeks later I dedicated my life to the Lord.

Reyna: I attended a church concert featuring Leeland the summer before my sophomore year of high school. At the end of the service the gospel was presented. I made the decision to go up, and it was then that I came to the Lord.

What’s your favorite food and why?

Wes: Either Thai food or a DQ Blizzard. Why? …Why not.

Reyna: Pizza, because it’s life. I could definitely live off of it if it were healthy.

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What person (other than Jesus) who is alive or dead, has had a huge impact in your life, and why?

Wes: My high school football coach, Pete, had a huge impact on my high school experience and he’s largely responsible for the person I became (for better or worse).

Reyna: My uncle because he has been such a great example of living for the Lord. I didn’t grow up in the church, so he has always been someone I have been so encouraged by.

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What is your favorite verse of the bible and why?

Wes: Hebrews 12:1-3. It reminds me to fix my eyes onto Jesus and that is how I will run the race of the Christian life well. Kings Kaleidoscope has a great song called “Fix My Eyes” that sums it up pretty well.

Reyna: Psalm 103:8, “The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.” My favorite verses are those that specifically declare who God is. I am always reminding myself of the characteristics of God and the promises that he is unchanging.


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What is your occupation or what are you hoping to do as an occupation one day?

Wes: I currently teach at UCR School of Medicine and after completing my Master’s Degree I’d like to be a full-fledged professor there. Full-time ministry is also a dream job.

Reyna: I am an Infant/toddler teacher. I work with young children in which I foster various areas of their development.

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If you were stranded on a desert island and could only bring one item from home (other than the bible) what would it be, and why?

Wes: A Satellite phone for sure. I would not last long on a desert island so I’d have to get out ASAP.

Reyna: A device to play music. I love listening to music to pass the time.

We hope you have enjoyed getting to know these two a little better. Wes and Reyna meet up with their community group every week on Monday evenings at 7 pm in a home in the Riverside area. Of course, if you are not in a community group sign up now by clicking the button below!

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