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William Davies ~ Bishop

Pastor William Davies has been involved in ministry for over 40 years. He has a heart for people and desires to help them find their own relationship with Jesus Christ.

Pastor Davies was born in Salem, Oregon. He received the gift of the Holy Ghost at the young age of 11 years and was baptized in Jesus’ Name shortly after. At the age of 14, his family moved from Oregon to Redding, CA, where he went to high school and graduated in 1966. He then attended Western Apostolic Bible College in Stockton, CA and graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology.

It was during his college years that he met his future wife, Karen Toole, and they were married in June of 1971. Three children were born to them: a son, Matthew, and two daughters, Amanda and Megan.

Pastor Davies’ ministry has led him to evangelize, serve as pastoral assistant, and pastor for over 40 years. In early 1975, he felt led of God to start a new church in McMinnville, OR. After sevaral months of preparation and securing a home for his family, Pastor Davies, his wife, and their 13-month-old son moved there and began services shortly thereafter.

God has blessed them with a growing congregation, a beautiful facility, a Christian School and a vision to reach this city and surrounding communities with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 


 

Steve Fackler

  • Assistant to the Pastor
  • Outreach Director
  • Discipleship Director
  • Adult Bible Class Teacher

After living his early years in Pocatello, Idaho, and receiving the Holy Ghost and being baptized in Jesus’ Name there in 1962, Steve Fackler attended and graduated from Conquerors’ Bible College in Portland, OR. He lived for a time in Portland, and then, in 1976, moved to McMinnville to assist in the beginning and founding of Abundant Life Pentecostal Church.

He has served in many capacities of ministry through the years, but currently is involved as a worship leader, Adult Bible Class teacher, Discipleship Leader, and instructor in Abundant Life College, as well as a Home Bible Study teacher and soulwinner.

His sincerity and love for God are reflected in his love for people and desire to help them grow.

 


 

David Herr

  • Assistant to the Pastor
  • Bus Ministry Director
  • Adult Bible Class Teacher

David Herr grew up in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In 1978, he began a stint in the Navy. In l980, while still serving in the Navy, he gave his life to God, was baptized in Jesus’ Name and received the Holy Ghost. He felt a call to the ministry shortly thereafter while attending a Pentecostal Church in Bremerton, WA.

He has served in many areas of ministry since coming to God, such as assistant pastor, Christian school administrator and pastor. In l995, God directed him and his family to move to McMinnville. He has continued to give himself to ministry, preaching and teaching the Adult Bible Class, as well as classes in Abundant Life College, and serving as Director of Bus Ministry.

He is a true Christian wherever he goes and an example in prayer and good works.