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  • 11:00 a.m

Contact the church office for information.

(661) 829-6743


Pastoral Staff

Brandon Holthaus

Brandon is married and has three children. Brandon was saved at nineteen after listening to a series of radio messages through the book of Revelation. Brandon was called into the ministry by the Lord, and he has been in full-time ministry since 2000. He has had various ministry positions such as Young Adult Pastor, Adult Pastor, and Minister of Education. He now serves as Rock Harbor’s Senior Pastor.

Brandon’s call to start Rock Harbor Church was birthed from the scriptures of Revelation 3:7-13 and Matthew 25:14-30. The LORD JESUS opened the door to start a new “remnant” church (Revelation 3:7-13).  On August 28, 2011, Rock Harbor church was born as a “remnant” church in this age of apostasy and continues to proclaim of the scriptures from Genesis to Revelation, evangelize, disciple, discern the signs of the times, connect dots prophetically, and contend for the faith.

Brandon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Columbia University, New York, NY. He also holds both a Master of Arts in Religion degree, (Cum Laude), and a Master of Divinity, (Cum Laude) from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary, Lynchburg, VA. Brandon’s areas of emphases include: prophecy, discernment, apologetics, Jewish culture and background, and Biblical worldview polemics. Brandon also has weekly prophecy updates, sermons, and other Bible studies on YouTube (Search: Rock Harbor Church Bakersfield) Rumble (Search: RHCBakersfield) and Vimeo (Search for: Rock Harbor Church Prophecy).  All audio presentations can be found on Spotify, iTunes, and Pod Bean (Search for: Rock Harbor Church’s The Anchor), and (Search for: Rock Harbor Church or Brandon Holthaus) For more information about Brandon and Rock Harbor Church, visit the church’s website at

Phil Bartell

Eric Becker

Associate Pastor/Audio-Visual Tech/Worship Team – Guitar (Lead Instrumentalist) 

Brett Finster

Associate Pastor/Facilities Director

Rory Franklin

Associate Pastor/Youth Director

Rory was born and raised in Bakersfield. He married his wife in 2001. They have two children and two cats. Rory was brought up in a secular family. After a struggle to reconcile his obligations in marriage with his secular upbringing, Rory began searching for the truth in God. In 2003, Rory joined Pastor Brandon’s Sunday school class. Then in October of 2003, Rory accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and was baptized a month later.

Rory has been a member of Rock Harbor Church, since 2012. He has served in the ministry as an Adult Bible Study Teacher, Youth Bible Study Teacher, Deacon and Youth Director.

David Howell

Frank Montoya

Associate Pastor/Evangelism Director
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Frank was born and raised in Bakersfield. He married his high school sweetheart, in 1998. They have six children and a Chihuahua. Frank was brought up in the Catholic Church, however, after a deployment from Iraq he began searching for the truth and eventually left the Catholic Church. Frank began listening to Pastor Brandon’s messages online and attended his Sunday Bible Study Class. During a Wednesday night Church service, Frank received Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and a month later was baptized.

Frank has been a member of Rock Harbor Church, since 2011. He has served in ministry as an Usher and is the Vice Chairman of Deacons. Frank has taught Adult Bible Studies, and Children’s Sunday School.

Frank holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix and has several units from Liberty University towards his Masters in Divinity.

Josh Morrison

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