Pastor Greg Boyle was born and raised in Seattle, WA on June 3, 1953. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1971. In August of 1972 Pastor Boyle joined the US Army. In January of 1975 he married Patty Rehder their first home was on the Island of Okinawa. It was there at the Maranatha Baptist Church that Pastor Boyle realized his need for salvation. On November 22, 1975 he trusted Christ as his Savior. Shortly after trusting Christ as his savior Pastor Boyle felt God calling him into full time Christian service. Upon discharge from the US Army he attended Tennessee Temple University under the direction of Dr. Lee Roberson. In 1981 they moved to Spokane, Washington to start Faith Baptist Church. The Boyles have two daughters and six grandchildren.
Pastor Jake Burkholder grew up in the heart of America's Mid-West in MO Amish Country. He grew up in an Old-Order Amish family. For the first 16 years of his life, he and his family lived without any of our modern conveniences. No automobiles, telephones, or electricity. Through the faithful witness of an Ex-Amish Baptist preacher, Pastor Burkholder and his family heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ and at the age of 16 he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior.
Just a short time later Pastor Burkholder felt the Call of God on his life to full-time christian service and to preach the word of God. In preparation for the ministry, he attended The Crown College of the Bible in Powell, TN where he met his wife Amy. In 2006 Pastor Burkholder graduated from The Crown College of the Bible.
The Burkholders were married in July of 2006 and they moved to Spokane, WA to serve in the ministry of Faith Baptist Church. The Burkholders have two daughters. They have served at Faith Baptist Church since 2006 and came on staff in 2008. Pastor Burkholder serves as Assistant Pastor and Youth Pastor.
Mr. Jens Heiberg grew up in a good Christian family in Spokane, WA. They attended Faith Baptist Church, and through the ministry of the church he realized that he was a sinner. Mr. Heiberg put his faith in Jesus as his Savior on July 5, 2007 while on a youth trip. After finishing high school in 2007, he went to Golden State Baptist College to study music. He graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in education, then married his wife, Esther, in June of 2013. They have two children.
After graduation the Lord led the Heiberg’s to Willamette Valley Baptist Church, where Mr. Heiberg taught in the school for six years. In 2019 God moved them back to Spokane to Faith Baptist Church, where Mr. Heiberg is now serving as the principal of Faith Baptist Academy.
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