San Diego Leaders

Pastors Dan and Sarah Shepler

  • Dan Shepler became a Christian in 1979 in response to a miracle healing in his back that occurred while visiting an Assembly of God church.

  • Dan and his wife, Sarah, co-labored in a church plant named Ramona Vineyard Christian Fellowship starting in 1986.

  • In 1993, Dan and Sarah co-wrote and directed a program called the Julian Youth Academy. This program was a residential private Christian School for high-risk teens. (In conjunction with the Josh McDowell and Teen Rescue ministries). Working full-time for over 4½ years

  • In 1998, Dan and Sarah joined the leadership team of the Third Day Churches network ( We meet regionally with emphasis on equipping God’s apostolic/prophetic move in the house churches of today. Dan is also a Board member of third day churches

  • In the year 2000, Dan and Sarah opened the San Diego Healing Rooms ( as Directors of this new work. The Healing Rooms are an apostolic ministry to the church in the city with an average of over 100 workers from over 40 churches. Praying on an average of 50 people per day. We have planted 4 healing rooms this year and soon to be 5, our goal is to put a healing room in every city of San Diego and have one open everyday of the week. We have experienced a dramatic shift in the faith level of the church because of the many documented healings.

  • Multiplying the Healing Rooms message as Region 8 (covering over 40 healing rooms in Southern California, Arizona & New Mexico) as Regional Coordinators for the International Association of Healing Rooms (, they have provided much training for new healing rooms in their region as well as internationally.

  • They have also ministered in Korea multiples places from the top of the south to the bottom , Russia 3 churches, Germany 10 rooms, Ensenada 1 & TJ, Mexico 13 churches, and The Philippines Mendi now five meeting now 400 rooms. Also India where they have planted the first 5 rooms went back again many churches 11 states now there are more than 1300 healing rooms still doing the prayer model once a week.

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