Pastor James Kaddis is the founding and Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Signal Hill in Signal Hill, CA. By the grace of God, Pastor James has been serving in pastoral ministry for nearly 30 years.

Since 1996, Pastor James has also served as a police chaplain. He has an extensive background in theology, network engineering, computer forensics and law. He previously served as an Assistant Pastor at Calvary Chapel Downey and as the Dean of the Calvary Chapel Bible College, Downey Extension. He is also considered an expert in Computer Networking and Security, and has several years of experience working in that field with both law enforcement and professional organizations.

Pastor James is married to his beautiful wife Nicole, and is overwhelmed by the privilege to serve God with her by his side. They have three amazing children, two daughters and a son, and are blessed to be raising them in the ways of the LORD.

Pastor James is first generation in his family to be born in the United States to parents that were both born and raised in Egypt, and learned Arabic as a second language in his home. This background has been used by the LORD to give James a love for Biblical languages. His teaching ministry spans across the nation through the “Light on the Hill” radio ministry and online through platforms such as YouTube, Rumble, OnePlace.com, Locals and iTunes/Google Play podcasts.