Saved through a Great Commission church in Ames, Iowa as a freshman in 1977, John became a pastor in that same church in 1984. He is now involved in coaching churches in the Mountains West region of Great Commission, as well as serving as a pastor of Summitview Community Church in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has a passion for leadership support and development, along with fostering healthy church communities. John has been married for 28 years and is father of 4 sons.
Pat began following Jesus in 1980 through the testimony of a good friend, and then quickly linked with the Great Commission Church in Ames, Iowa. He has served as a pastor for 21 years in Iowa, Kansas & Colorado. He is currently serving as pastor of Beggars’ Gate in Loveland, Colorado. He has been blissfully married to his high school sweetheart for 32 years. Pat and Cindy have 5 children, 2 children-in-law and 7 grandchildren. Pat hopes to someday hear Jesus say, “That’ll do, Pig,” or some other witty, but affirming review of his service to the King.
Following successful campus ministries in his home state of Iowa, Bill received a degree in engineering and went on to plant churches in Colorado and Utah. He has a burning passion to reach people for Jesus Christ and has been a leader with Great Commission Association of Churches for over 20 years, becoming a full-time pastor in 1992. He adores his wonderful wife Mary and their four boys, loves sports and woodworking, and can down large quantities of lobster.