Raised in Walnut Creek, Dale met his wife Lisa when they were students at Biola University. Dale has been in ministry for 30 years and has served as a Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor, and Lead Pastor.
As Reality SF’s Executive Director, Dale oversees and manages the staff, helping them to lead and care for the ministries which they lead.
Besides five years on the beautiful island of Maui, Dale and Lisa have lived most of their married lives in the Bay Area. Lisa is an amazing public school kindergarten teacher, and they have one daughter, Anna, who attends Biola University. Dale has also been a high school football coach for many years and is a longtime season ticket holder for his beloved 49ers.
Meet Our Team
Learn about some of the other folks who lead our church.
Melissa Weinisch, Youth Minister
Melissa loves walking alongside young people in their relationship with Jesus and equipping them to partner in seeking renewal in our city.Read their story
Dale Gustafson, Executive Director
Dale oversees and manages the staff, helping them to lead and care for the ministries which they lead.Read their story
Tarik El-Ansary, Administration & Finance Pastor | Elder
In addition to serving as an elder, Tarik oversees our church’s finances, human resources, facilities, and legal contracts.Read their story