* 1967 [[October 6]] - Born in Glendale, California to Noble and Leigh Trenham. One older sister. : Raised at Glendale Presbyterian Church. : Family moved to Pasadena; member of Pasadena Covenant Church. * 1985: Graduated from Flintridge Preparatory School ( in La Canada-Flintridge) after primary and secondary education there. : While studying at Westmont College, met Catherine Christy. * 1988 [[May 22]]: Married Catherine. They now have 9 children (6 boys and 3 girls). * 1989: Graduated with B. A. in Social Science/ History from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. Senior thesis on Rev. Jonathon Edwards, famous American theologian and revivalist. : Licensed as minister by Presbyterian Church in America. Later became ordained clergyman of the Reformed Episcopal Church. * 1992: Graduated with M. Div. in 1992 from Westminster Theological Seminary, Escondido, California. Also studied at Reformed Theological Seminary ( Jackson, Mississippi and Orlando, Florida) under Reformed theologians Drs. R.C. Sproul, John Gerstner, John Frame. * Received into Orthodox Church. Ordained [[priest]] by Bishop [[Basil ( Essey) of Wichita|Basil]]. *1994-96: Assistant pastor at St. Athanasius Orthodox Christian Church, Santa Barbara, California. Also taught religion at Bishop Diego Garcia Catholic High School in Santa Barbara. * 1997: Resident priest at St. Innocent Orthodox Orphanage in Rosarito, Mexico, living there with his family. * 1998: Rector of St. Andrew Orthodox Christian Church, Riverside, California. * 2003: Elevated to Archpriest by Bishop [[Joseph ( Al-Zehlaoui) of Los Angeles|Joseph]]. * 2004: Graduated with Ph.D. in Theology from University of Durham, England. Studied under Fr. [[Andrew Louth]] , professor of patristics. Dissertation on ''Marriage and Virginity according to St John Chrysostom''. At 2009, dissertation under contract to be published by St. Herman Press as ''Terrestrial Angels: Marriage and Virginity according to St. John Chrysostom'', with a popularization and expansion planned under ''God's Gifts: Marriage, Monasticism and Sexuality according to the Patristic Tradition''. * 2004-present: Served as Adjunct Professor of History at California Baptist University (Riverside, California). Teaches courses each year including ''The Cross and the Crescent: Christianity and Islam'' and ''The History of California''. Also participates in yearly academic forums and symposia, and conducts numerous parish retreats each year through United States and Canada.
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