Vern has been involved in ministry since way back in college days at Azusa Pacific University where he met his wife Lori in Sociology 101. They were married during his Senior year and have had the adventure of doing life together for the last 42 years. They have 5 children and 4 grandkids and love living in the Inland Northwest. Vern has served as Senior Pastor in Southern California and as Executive Pastor at an Inner City church in North Long Beach. Most recently he served in a teaching capacity at a church here in the North West and currently enjoys teaching, consulting and most of all walking with men together in learning how to grow closer in their walk with God.