Pastors

Our pastors tend to the spiritual needs of our church body as they teach and facilitate worship.

 

Bob_headshotBob Crain – Senior Pastor
rcrain@gfcoakforest.org

Robert Crain has served as the Senior Pastor of Grace Fellowship Church since January 1997. He received his Bachelors Degree from Pittsburg State University and his Master of Divinity Degree from The Master’s Seminary. Bob and his wife Linda have three daughters and three amazing grandchildren.

 

 

Len_headshot-1Len Hardt – Associate Pastor
lhardt@gfcoakforest.org

Recently retired from public school education after 32 years, Len Hardt was added to the Pastoral Team as Associate Pastor in June 2011. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Governor State University and a Masters Degree from Olivet Nazarene University. He also studied at Trinity Theological Seminary in Indiana. Len has served the Grace Fellowship congregation as an elder and Bible teacher for over a decade. Len and his wife Colleen have two children and two granddaughters.

 

Greg_headshot-1Greg Coutts – Music Pastor
gcoutts@gfcoakforest.org

Dr. Greg Coutts has served as Associate Pastor of Music Ministries since June 2001. In addition to his duties at GFC, Greg is an Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Chair of the Music Department at Saint Xavier University of Chicago. Greg and his wife Lisa have two married children.

 

 

Josh_headshotJosh Williams – Youth Pastor
jwilliams@gfcoakforest.org

Josh Williams has served at the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries since October 2004. He graduated from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts with Bible as a second major and a psychology minor. Josh and his wife Tara have three sons. They reside in Tinley Park, but their hearts beat in rhythm with the University of Michigan football team.