David Katina is the founder and senior Pastor of Great Life! United Ministries that has been in existence for well over 19 years. His desire to see people live a life that is committed to God and His word is what fuels his passion to lead his family, Pastor his many church plant locations, and to lead the next generation.
Born in Camp Pendleton to his marine father and late mother who was working 3 jobs at the time, David’s passion for God and the importance of the church began at the early age of 17 where he became the youth Pastor at his father’s church.
Starting Great Life! in 1992, David’s desire to see a thriving church is what fueled him to Pastor many locations today, in the South Pacific and several locations in Southern California, speak at youth conferences, Pastor’s Networks, men’s gatherings, women’s conferences, and weekly travels to and from every location of Great Life!
David and his wife Debbie of 25 years, together have 6 children who are just as passionate about the cause of the local church and global church. Their oldest son Moses (25), is an assistant Pastor for their American Samoa location, their daughter Siai (23) oversees their administration department all across Great Life!, David Jr (20) leads the music department in SoCal while attending college, Kuna (17) is a senior and also leading praise and worship in Hawaii, and their 2 youngest, Casey-Prince and Zoe-Reign (11 and 9) are both in school in Hawaii and love attending Great Life’s! kid’s program every week!
David’s awesome style of leadership and teaching draws races from all over. His down to earth personality and humility makes him a sought after speaker internationally and globally. He truly has a heart for his generation and makes an extra effort to sow into the next generation of leaders and David continues to say “And that day, we sailed on…” Walk strong!