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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.



2 Comments 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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