The pastors of LifeWay Church are responsible for the preaching and teaching of God’s Word and the general oversight of the spiritual welfare of the church.
Out of everything I get to do in life, my hope is that it will result in loving people toward Jesus.
I am a Senior Pastor that oversees the “Outside the Walls” work that LifeWay is involved in.
I am constantly amazed by Jesus’ deep love for those who the world has deemed unlovable.
I am the Youth Director at LifeWay Church. I oversee both Middle School and High School Youth Ministries.
God’s faithfulness and grace have sustained and strengthened me throughout my life.
I can’t imagine living anywhere else. We have it all right here.
Father of two. Husband of one. Follower of the one true God.
I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest as the middle of three brothers in a loving, Christian home. After high school I moved to Indiana to study mechanical engineering at Purdue University. There I met my wife Rachel, and after graduation we moved back to Washington. We have three great kids, Aidan, Isabella, and Owen,…
God’s gift of salvation always amazes me—that while I was a sinner Christ died for me, and through his death he gave me new life. The new life that God has given me has meaning and purpose.
Former missionary in Japan, Ghana, and many other parts of the world. Now an integral part of LifeWay’s leadership and still involved in missions throughout the world.
I was raised in Japan in a Buddhist home. I met my wife, Shelley, when I came to the U.S. as an exchange student in college, and we married in 1985. After the birth of our son five years later, she accepted Christ. A Japanese pastor was doing his internship at the church Shelley was…
I was born and raised in Ethiopia. I moved to Los Angeles, California in December of 1986 where I met and married my wonderful wife Zebib Sebhatu. In the month of August 1995 right after our honey moon we had to relocate to Federal Way, Washington because of job relocation and since then we have…
I am a child of God, I’m a dad and a husband. At LifeWay, I serve as an elder and on the worship team. And, on the side, I happen to be an accountant.