Lead Pastor

Adam Zamora

Our lead pastor is Adam Zamora. The Lord led Pastor Zamora, his wife Elizabeth along with their four girls to come to Buckeye, AZ, to start Desert Hills Baptist Church in October 2007. Before coming to Buckeye, Pastor Zamora started and pastored the Mountain View Baptist Church in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, from 1996 – 2007. Prior to that, Pastor Zamora served as Youth Pastor and Outreach Director of First Baptist Church of South Brevard in Melbourne, FL. The Zamora family is excited about what God is doing here at Desert Hills and look forward to seeing God’s Hand at work in your life as well.

Worship and Creative Arts Pastor

Anthony Valenzuela

Anthony Valenzuela is the Pastor of Worship & Creative Arts here at Desert Hills. Before coming to Arizona, Anthony studied music and received a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education from California Baptist University and went on to become a music teacher. He and his wife, Rebecca, have a passion for leading energetic and lively music that points to celebrating the impact of the Gospel! They have traveled all over the country leading worship and have also led in Kenya and the Cayman Islands where some of Anthony’s family is from. Their philosophy promotes excellent and accessible music in worship that emphasizes the perfect union we have with Jesus Christ upon receiving salvation. The Valenzuela’s have made it their mission to inspire others and to preach the Gospel through music!

Family Pastor

Luis Paz

Luis Paz has been a youth minister for over 10 years and aspires to reach the next generation and local church through the discipleship of youth and children. Luis shares his passion for families through Vacation Bible School  and his years of work with Lifeway Kids as an official California state trainer, helping equip the local church and its leaders. In addition, Luis has served as a worship minister to develop students musically over the years in bands as well as worship productions. Luis and his wife, Damaris, desire to pursue excellence in their ministry to reach and encourage families in the Gospel.