Gateway’s Prophetic Conference – Day 2 – Morning
Brad and Jennifer Neuschwander are native Oregonians who began their ministry at Eugene Christian Fellowship (ECF) under the pastoral leadership of Pastor Frank Damazio. They were sent out by ECF to plant Life Bible Church in 2001 after serving as middle school and associate pastors under Pastor Gary Clark for over seven years. In 2001, Life Bible began with 15 people who met at a house in the farming community of Harrisburg, Oregon. Under the apostolic and pastoral leadership of Pastors Brad and Jennifer, the congregation has now grown to over 400 people. Brad was raised on a 50,000 acre grass seed farm, to parents who pastored a Mennonite church. He was radically encountered by the Holy Spirit at the age of 12. After graduating high school, Brad went on to receive his Bachelor of Science at Northwest Christian College and has been ministering to the body of Christ for over 25 years. He is a seasoned prophet, teacher, speaker, counselor, and apostolic leader. Jennifer was born in Portland, Oregon to parents who were also pastors. She gave her heart to Jesus at the age of four and has been passionately involved in church ministry ever since. In addition to being a Senior Pastor, she is the Worship Pastor at Life Bible and oversees the women’s ministries. She is a highly sought after speaker, prophetess, and counselor. Together, Brad and Jennifer are Ministers Fellowship International (MFI) directors and oversee the Southern Oregon region. They carry an influential intercessory and prophetic gifting, along with a powerful deliverance authority. Brad and Jennifer regularly minister and nationally and internationally. They seek to give practical tools to equip, protect, and enable the people of God to be more effective in their callings for the purpose of building strong local churches around the world. Brad and Jennifer have two daughters, Jacque and JessiJo. They are both highly involved in church ministry and are passionate about God like their parents and grandparents.
Steve and Barbara Williams have been married for 42 years. They have three grown children who are very active in serving Jesus and serving in the local church. They have four of the cutest grandchildren on the planet. Steve is a graduate of Portland Bible College in Portland Oregon. Steve and Barbara have been involved in church leadership for over forty years. and have been the Lead Pastors of City Church of Albuquerque for 25 years. In August of 2016 they transitioned the Lead Pastor role of City Church of Albuquerque to their oldest son and his wife, Matt and Amber Williams. City Church is a thriving community of believers with a defined mission of helping people know God, find freedom, discover their purpose, and make a difference with their lives. Steve serves on the Apostolic Leadership Team of Ministers Fellowship International head quartered in Portland Oregon. Steve and Barbara are MFI’s regional directors for the Southwest USA. Steve and Barbara recently relocated to Portland Oregon to help care for Barbara’s mother who is a robust 93 years young, and Steve is now working with the Team at MFI employing his Fathers heart pastoring pastors. Steve and Barbara also travel to many nations, working with church leadership teaching and training in the prophetic ministry. Steve has written and teaches a seminar on Becoming Prophetic People which has been taught in many nations of the world. Steve is acknowledged by many apostolic leaders as a prophet to the nations.