Ps Shane & Stacia Crawford have a passion for seeing people not only find Jesus, but find fulfillment in serving Him. Joining a community that lives beyond themselves, filled with the Holy Spirit and making a difference in the community. They are passionate about The Church and the cities they are planted in.
Born and raised in Australia Shane joined YWAM, traveling and spreading the gospel with their ministry until 1987. Landing on the shores of Portland, he met and married Stacia and there they served two great churches until setting it out to plant on their own in 1997. Shane & Stacia have the joy of parenting four beautiful children; Chelsea, Ashleigh (married to Brandon Gilbert) , Marissa and Preston. They have one grandchild, Adeline, and one more on the way this summer.
Brad and Jennifer Neuschwander are native Oregonians who began their ministry at Eugene Christian Fellowship (ECF) under the pastoral leadership of Pastor Frank Damazio. They were sent out by ECF to plant Life Bible Church in 2001 after serving as middle school and associate pastors under Pastor Gary Clark for over seven years.
Brad was raised on a 50,000 acre grass seed farm, to parents who pastored a Mennonite church. He was radically encountered by the Holy Spirit at the age of 12 and has been ministering to the body of Christ for over 25 years. He is a seasoned prophet, teacher, speaker, counselor, and apostolic leader.
Jennifer was born in Portland, Oregon to parents who were also pastors. She gave her heart to Jesus at the age of four and has been passionately involved in church ministry ever since. In addition to being a Senior Pastor, she is the Worship Pastor at Life Bible and oversees the women’s ministries. She is a highly sought after speaker, prophetess, and counselor.
Together, Brad and Jennifer are Ministers Fellowship International (MFI) directors and oversee the Southern Oregon region. They carry an influential intercessory and prophetic gifting, along with a powerful deliverance authority. Brad and Jennifer regularly minister and nationally and internationally.