A Little History...
Pastor Kevin has been the Lead Pastor of Relevant Life Church (formerly known as Calvary Temple) in Salem, Oregon since January of 2008. Kevin has been in ministry for 23 years serving as the Associate and Youth Pastor of Calvary Temple in Salem since 1990 and in Forest Grove before that. Kevin is a graduate of Northwest College, Kirkland, Washington.
Kevin has been married to his wife Rhonda for 23 years. They have two incredible teenage children Sydney and Trenton.
He is passionate about ministry in the local church and investing in people. He loves to be part of developing God’s purpose in them. He values the gifts of the body of Christ working together as a team toward a desired end. He loves missions. He has been to Africa and has taken several trips to Honduras and Mexico and has a heart for the Hispanic culture.
Ted Dekker is his favorite fiction writer. He loves the Pacific Trail and wants to someday hike the entire stretch from California to Canada.
“For I know the plans I have for you," says the Lord. "They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. I will be found by you," says the Lord…”
He loves and enjoys his family and spending time with them is his favorite pastime. He is an avid reader – HE LOVES BOOKS! Kevin loves music that exalts God. And he also loves the outdoors – running, hiking, biking, and backpacking.
Chocolate, Pizza, Chocolate, Mexican Food, and did I say CHOCOLATE?!!