Zak grew up both in Carpinteria and Thousand Oaks, CA. He was a youth pastor for 6 years in Thousand Oaks and in those years also became the college and Life Group pastor. Afterwards, Zak spent a couple years in the nonprofit and business world, while also serving at Reality Ventura as one of their preachers. Zak then made his way back up to Santa Barbara to serve as the Young Adults Pastor while also helping lead the Life Group and Social Media ministries.

Zak and his wife, Megan, have been married since July 2016. Megan is a kindergarten teacher and Zak's best friend. They have a dog named Goku, and enjoy all sorts of traveling, camping, and backpacking. He also enjoys writing, and works as a freelance writer and podcaster in his spare time.

And yes, he and Bret are related…

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