Meet Our Staff

Dr. Sam Mathews is the Senior Pastor of Family Heritage Church. 

He is married to his wife Vivy, and they have two sons: Christie and Georgie. Sam and Vivy originally hail from the city of Mumbai, India. Pastor Sam graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Pastor Sam also attended The Master's Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity; Master of Theology (Old Testament); and a Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching. Sam loves to read the works of Puritans. Pastor Sam finds great joy in shepherding the church body through preaching, teaching and biblical counseling. 


 Salomon Gonzalez is the Music Ministry Leader of Family Heritage Church. 

He has been married to his wife Kristen for 7 years and is the proud father of a three year old girl. Salomon is from San Quintin, Mexico, and Kristen from Atascadero, CA. God brought them together while they were attending college. Salomon holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Music Studies from San Diego Christian College and has been involved in music ministry for over 20 years, and over 15 years of youth ministry. Salomon loves and enjoys his wife Kristen—together they like to do road trips and hiking.