More about Bruce
Bruce graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1989. He and his wife, Heather, moved to Eugene, OR where God used him to plant River Oaks Community Church.
Over the years, he has served on the PNWD District Board, as well as the EFCA Church Start Team, and the District Superintendents Team. He became the full-time District Superintendent of the Pacific NW District in 2009. Bruce has a passion for planting churches, and for helping existing churches re-center their ministries around disciple-making. He is believing God for a movement to begin in the Northwest among churches who are multiplying disciples, leaders, ministries and ultimately, themselves!
Bruce and Heather live in Eugene, OR.
More About Richard
After graduating from Biola University, Richard and his wife Trudi worked with Lamb’s Players Theatre in San Diego for 10 years, then attended Trinity International University where he earned an MA in New Testament Studies. Richard served as the Associate Pastor at United Evangelical Free Church in Seattle, WA for 15 years. During that time he also took on the responsibility to head up credentialing work for the Pacific Northwest District. Richard has since earned a ThM from Western Seminary. He was the Pastor of Servants’ Fellowship EFC in Corvallis, OR, and has served on the National Board of Ministerial Standing for the EFCA.
More About Scott
Scott, before he is anything else, is a husband and daddy. His heart beats for his first calling and that is to love, serve and guide his family. Scott is married to Charissa who is a great partner in life and ministry. They have 3 children Ellie, Ethan and Emmalyn. Scott and Charissa have a unified passion to communicate the LIFE of Christ through their whole family.
Scott graduated with a BA in English Lit. from the University of Oregon in 2006 and was also a member of the Duck's track and field team. In 2010 he received his MA in Youth and Family ministry from Western Seminary. In September of 2012 Scott and Charissa started Emmaus Life Evangelical Free Church in Eugene. This journey has been exciting and challenging as moment by moment God has clarified the direction and vision of this church. It is Scott and Charissa’s passion to help people learn to live as Jesus lived and love as Jesus loved.