Sean Lathrop was born and raised in Bell Gardens, California and came to faith in Christ while in high school. After graduating from California Baptist University and Golden Gate Seminary, he worked as a social worker in San Francisco.
Sean served as pastor of Waimea Baptist Church on Kauai and later taught Bible for Hawaii Baptist Academy. He directed Next Generation Ministries with the Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention before becoming a Church Planting Catalyst, his current ministry.
Sean is married to Teresa Holden Lathrop a marriage & family therapist. They have three grown children, and one grandson. In his spare time, Sean paddles with a local outrigger canoe club.