The Team

Meet the Team

Robert T Schlipp

Lead Pastor

Pastor Robert T joined Radiant Life Church in August, 2015. A graduate of Evangel University in Springfield, MO, he has served as a regional manager for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, was a lead pastor in Colorado, toured and appeared in a series of videos as Bibleman, and served as a children’s pastor and evangelist. 
Pastor Robert T was born in Stockton, CA, and has lived in Washington, Missouri and Colorado. He has been married to Anayansi since March, 2000. They have two children.

Anayansi Schlipp

Assistant Pastor
(The C.A.L.L. @ RLC & Women's Ministries)

Pastor Anayansi joined Radiant Life Church in August, 2015. A graduate of Bethany University in Scotts Valley, CA, she has served as a high school para-educator, elementary school teacher, preschool teacher, tour & office manager for Bibleman, played the role of Biblegirl in live ministry events, and served as a children’s pastor in two Northern California churches. 
Pastor Anayansi was born in El Paso, TX, and has lived in the US, Latin America & Europe. She has been married to Robert T since March, 2000. They have two children.

Jen Aguilar

Children's Ministries Director

Jen joined Radiant Life Church in 2006. Having studied at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA, she has served in early childhood, elementary, and middle school ministries, and participated in a missions trip to Mexico, and is pursuing ministry credentials with the Assemblies of God. She and her husband also own and operate an amusement park in town.
Jen was born in Linden, CA, and his lived in Northern California her entire life. She has been married to Aaron since 2009. They have three children.

Derek Smith

Interim Assistant Pastor
(Jr & Sr High Students)

Derek joined Radiant Life Church in 2018. Having studied at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA, and Global University’s Berean School of the Bible, he has served as a youth pastor in Northern California, has volunteered in RLC Kids, student ministries, and drama ministries. He is pursuing ministry credentials with the Assemblies of God.
Derek was born in Stockton, CA, and has lived in Northern California his entire life. He has been married to Rosario since 2015. They have two children.

Jack Tavares

Assistant Pastor
(Worship Arts)

Pastor Jack joined Radiant Life Church in 2018. Raised in Manteca, Pastor Jack began playing in a worship band in the seventh grade, served as a worship pastor at two churches in the Pacific Northwest, and has worked to connect diverse churches through unified worship services.
Pastor Jack was born in Springfield, MO, and has also lived in Washington State. He has been married to Janée since 2005. They have three children.

Jennifer Torres

Lead Pastor's Assistant

Jennifer joined Radiant Life Church in 1992. A graduate of Platte Valley Academy in Shelton, NE, Jennifer has studied at MTI Business College in Stockton, worked in the office of an insurance agency for over 20 years, faithfully leads our prayer team, and serves in early childhood for Radiant Life Kids Church.
Jennifer was born in Albion, NE, and has been married to LittleJohn since 1988. They have two adult children.

Mike Dorsa

Sign Language Interpreter

Mike joined Radiant Life Church in 2006. With studies at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA, and American River College in Sacramento, CA, he is a professional American Sign Language interpreter for the Deaf, and has served on the Church Board, volunteered in children’s ministries, men’s ministries, and missions team.
Mike was born in Lodi, CA, and has lived in the Central Valley throughout his entire life. He has been married to Vikki since October, 2002. They have three children.

Vikki Dorsa

Sign Language Interpreter

Vikki joined Radiant Life Church in 2006. A graduate of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA, she is a RID certified interpreter for the Deaf, with a background in employment development and cosmetology, and has served in the RLC Café, nursery, and missions team.
Vikki was born in Modesto, CA, and has lived in the Central Valley throughout her entire life. She has been married to Mike since October, 2002. They have three children.

Rosie Mansu

Food Pantry Director

Rosie joined Radiant Life Church in 1990. A retired business owner and chef, she has served in children’s ministries, catered many church banquets, and provided some of the most coveted desserts in our annual crab feed auction.
Rosie was born in Niagara Falls, NY, and has lived in New York, Nevada, Oregon and California. She has raised six children, and has seventeen grandchildren, and eighteen great-grandchildren.

Meet the Board

2019 Radiant Life Church Board: (left to right) Jane Morgan, Loren Hollingsworth, April Bettencourt, Pastor Robert T Schlipp, Clay Follett, Lydia Lerma, and Aaron Aguilar.