Deb Walkemeyer

Deb Walkemeyer serves as Co-Pastor of Light & Life Christian Fellowship in Long Beach, CA – a large multi-ethnic urban church that has focused on planting churches locally and globally. She also leads the Light & Life Community Center that is assisting in transforming the neighborhood through various initiatives. As a Master Gardener she pioneered the first Community Garden in Compton, CA where she grows vegetables alongside gang members and prostitutes.

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Deb has helped many individuals and couples in ministry. She also serves as a regional leader within her denomination. Deb holds a Doctorate in Church Leadership from Fuller Seminary and was recently recognized as one of their outstanding graduates for her years of leadership work in diverse arenas.

Articles + Resources


The 5 Habits to Growing a Level 5 Marriage Webinar Replay


Flourish Webinar Replay


What Level Is Your Marriage?

A Level 5 marriage is a steady “wind behind your back” relationship that empowers both of you to go further…


Creative Missional Connections – Demonstrating the Gospel in Urban Settings

Reaching unchurched and under-resourced urban neighbors is a unique and tough challenge facing many church leaders today. Building gospel bridges…