Senior Pastor/Elder - John Flowers
Pastor John Flowers grew up in Albuquerque, NM. At age 19 he accepted Christ as his Savior and was born again. He graduated from New Mexico State University with a BA in history in 1981, received the Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Seminary in Fort Worth, TX in 1985, and recently received his Doctorate from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. John has been the pastor of Living Hope since 1990.
Associate Pastor/Elder - Tanner Olson
Tanner Olson grew up in Moorhead, MN. At age 14 he was attending a Bible camp when the Lord saved him and changed his life. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a BS in Business Management and received his Master of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO in 2020. Tanner came on staff with Living Hope in 2019.
Elder - Bret Ferguson
Bret grew up in East Grand Forks, MN. As a teen he began attending a Baptist church and at age 17 trusted Jesus as Lord and Savior. He attended Southwest Baptist College, Bolivar, MO, and in 1987 graduated from North Dakota State University with a BA in Secondary Education. He has worked as a ready mix concrete truck driver since 1981. He has a been a member of Living Hope since the church began and serves as one of the Elders.
Ministry Assistant - Lorraine
Lorraine grew up in Battle Lake, MN. She accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 29 and joined Living Hope in 1999. She earned her Associates of Applied Sciences Degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead in 2019. Lorraine works full time at Sanford Health and has served as Living Hope's Ministry Assistant part time since 2003.
Music Director - Chris
An active musician in the community, Chris plays in a couple bands, teaches music lessons, and has been the music director at Living Hope for years.