Ben Courson is director of Hope Generation, has anational T.V. and radio program, is the author of 3 books, and is a gifted and a nationally renowned speaker based out of Applegate Christian Fellowship. Ben’s humorous, uplifting, and high energy style coupled with a gift to communicate God’s heart is done in a hugely impacting way.
Ben gave his first message in 3rd grade, started a weekly home Biblestudy at age 16 that packed out his home in Southern Califorinia with hundreds of high schoolers, and became a full-time pastor his senior year of high school.
Wayne was born and raised in Seattle. He started Calvary Fellowship, Seattle in 1977. Wayne taught through the book of Romans and was able to put the teachings together to create his book, “The Civil War Within”. This book has helped many transform their relationship with Jesus Christ by understanding their position in Christ.
He has organized and led Men’s Conferences and Pastor’s and Leaders conferences from his church for many years. Hosting speakers such as Greg Laurie, Jon Courson, Ben Courson, Tony Clark and many more.
Mitch and his family attended Dungeness Community Church, until the day he became the Head Coach of Men’s Basketball for Corban University. In 2018 his wife, Nicole, and two boys (Eli and Gavin) joined the Corban U family and Salem community.
While living here on the North Olympic Peninsula, the 2015-16 campaign, Freeman was tabbed the North Division NWAC Coach of the Year while leading the Pirates to the NWAC North Division Championship.
George was born in Santa Cruz California. Just before George was born, his hippie-surfer parents came to believe and receive the good news of Jesus Christ. His parents were born again into a new life and saved from the darkness of drugs. This was a time called, “The Jesus Movement”, or “Jesus Revolution”.
His family moved to Albuquerque New Mexico in 1982 were they attended Calvary ABQ with Pastor Skip Heitzig. Skip taught through the Bible and “Seeds” of the word of God grew in George’s twelve-year-old heart. A year later George gave his life to Jesus Christ. George was born again, as a new man in Christ Jesus.
Kevin grew up here on the Olympic Peninsula and starting surfing with a local surf outreach. It was during this time Christian surfers, men like Josh King, Curtis Havens and George Crabb built solid, lasting friendship Kevin.
There was a time when Kevin was running from the Lord. However, the Lord was pursuing Kevin and got ahold of him at the right time. God’s grace shined through the friendships of these men who kept taking Kevin surfing and talking about what Jesus did and was doing in their own lives.
Jeremy grew up between NW Washington and San Diego, CA. After becoming a follower of Jesus at age nineteen, he entered into a ministry internship at Calvary Chapel Point Loma in San Diego which resulted in becoming ordained as a youth pastor.
After eight years, Jeremy and family moved to Forks, WA to church plant a Calvary Chapel where Jeremy served as lead pastor for seven years until being called into missions ministry with Youth With A Mission (YWAM). Jeremy, Cameron and their four kids, Ryan (20), Aubry (18), Sean (14) and Kay (12) served with YWAM in Townsville, Australia for a year and with YWAM Discovery Bay on and off since 2009.
Jeff Sill was a police officer for 25 years serving with the LAPD and Westminster Colorado Police departments. He worked various assignments as a patrol officer and detective.
Jeff retired as a sergeant from the Westminster PD in 2004. As a police officer and Christian, Jeff experienced God’s grace and protection through the difficulties and dangers of a law enforcement career.