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Our Leaders


Pastor Duke


Pastor Duke Taber is a recognized Christian author, journalist, church planter and Vineyard pastor. He has been a believer in Jesus for 35 years, and has been a pastor since 1988.

Duke has planted a number of churches throughout the Western United States, including Gresham, Oregon; Ely, Nevada; and Pioche, Nevada, and the Pine Haven Vineyard Church, in northern Wyoming.

Duke is a regular contributor to a number of Christian publications, and is a featured syndicated blogger at The Christian Post and Believe.com. He has authored a number of books available on Amazon and Nook bookstores.

Pastor Duke Taber and Sue Ristesund were married on July 6th 2013, after what Duke calls a “Holy Spirit-led courtship.”

“For years I had asked God to send someone to me that was just as passionate about Him as I was, and here was Sue. As much as I may have doubted what was before me, I felt God saying ‘I brought her here, right to your doorstep as you asked…what are you waiting for?’”

Together, Duke and Sue have 4 grown children from previous marriages.




Sue is no stranger to living in and serving the the Church. A graduate of Charis Bible College, Sue has led Women’s Bible Studies, Street Prayer and Evangelism Teams, Drama and Dance Teams and Healing Ministries Teams. Sue has also participated in short-term global missions trips to Mexico, England, Scotland and Russia.



One Comment on “Our Leaders

  1. Hello Sue,
    I’m looking forward to today’s bible class!
    I’d like to donate to your church. I am not able to locate where to donate on-line. Please advise.
    Sisters in Christ,
    Dianna Eckford

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