Mark Boer has been teaching the Word of God in full-time ministry since 1989. In 2001 he founded Life Church – a dynamic, growing church in Boise, Idaho, which he continues to pastor. His ministry is one of compassion and power. He teaches the Word of God with conviction and humor, believing that God is ever-willing to meet the needs of all who call upon Him in faith. His emphasis is to minister both the Word and the Spirit resulting in salvation for the lost, healing for the sick and growth for the believer. This enables each person to fulfill God’s plan for their lives. Mark is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training College, is married to Amy and has three children.
Amy Boer was convinced at a young age that she would serve God in full-time ministry. One month after graduating from Northwest Nazarene University, she fulfilled that calling by marrying a full-time pastor, Mark Boer. Since then, Amy assisted her husband in founding Life Church. She has served in various roles in the church, including: children’s director, publications, events, hospitality, office staff, and women’s ministry. She serves as the director of Hospitality Ministry and is an instructor at Life Bible College. Amy was born and raised in Kimberly, Idaho. She loves being a wife to her husband, Mark, and a mom to her three children: Whitley, Wesley and Windelyn.
Mac has always been attracted to the business world and started his first company at the age of 18 which is still operating. Mac has written 5 books; 3 on business development and 2 geared toward spiritual success. Mac founded All Win Business Strategies LLC, which provides coaching and support services for a variety of individuals, businesses, and churches. His life mission is to help individuals and churches to find and fulfill the call of God on their life so they can hear their Master say, "well done thou good and faithful servant." Mac has been married to Dianne for over 30 years and both are graduates of Life Bible College.
PJ Hoeper, a former collegiate football player for University of Nevada and member of the Strength Team, is a graduate of Life Bible College and began his youth pastor role at Life Church in 2010. Being grounded in the Word and experiencing the presence of God are two priorities for PJ and the youth ministry. He teaches youth the importance of having their own personal relationship with Jesus, while adding relative humor and fun in his messages. PJ has been married to his wife, Kelly, since 2004 and together they have four children; Tre, Steven, Gabriel, and Jacqueline.
Whitley joined the Life Church pastoral staff in 2020. She graduated from Rhema Bible Training College in 2017 and Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2018. Whitley comes to us with years of experience in leading worship in the local church. She previously traveled with the Kenneth Hagin Ministries Crusade Team, leading worship in churches across the nation. She also worked as the music department coordinator at Rhema Bible Church and taught in the Rhema School of Worship.
Associate Pastor/ LBC Director
Bill Thomas, a former Boise Police Officer and Life Bible Graduate, joined the Life Church pastoral team in 2016. Bill serves in a variety of ministries including Missions and Young Adults, and is the Director of Life Bible College. He has a heart to take people on the mission field and share the gospel in the deepest corners of the earth. He loves to share God’s love where he goes, bringing peace and life to individuals, marriages and families across the world. Bill married his high school sweetheart, Jennifer. They have two daughters, Kendall and Payton, whom are both chasing the will of God for their lives.
Graduating from Life Bible College in 2012, Doug recognized the call of God into full time ministry. He answered that call and joined the pastoral team in 2013. In leading kids, he emphasizes the need for a dynamic relationship with God that's full of His love, His Word, and His Power. He believes kids are able to connect with God to the same degree adults can and that this connection establishes kids in a lifelong faith in Christ. Doug began teaching at Life Bible College in 2014 and regularly ministers to adults as well. He married his wife, Kate, in 2010 and together they have two kids; Claire and Carter.
Mickey McCaleb accepted Christ in 1977. He and his wife, Kristie, have two beautiful daughters, Aubrey and Kaylee. He has served in various ministries since graduating from Rhema Bible Training College in 1989. He served as associate pastor at Life Church (2008-2011), and a Life Bible College instructor (2009-2014). Rejoining the pastoral staff in 2019, he provides counseling and assists in church leadership. Lastly, Mickey is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps (1983-1987) and holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. He has worked as a mental health provider at Northwest Neurobehavioral Health since 2012.
Wade Moore III, born and raised in Texas, graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He has served in various ministries including youth pastor, pastoral care and a church board (2007-2013). After moving to Idaho with his family in 2013, he attended and graduated from Life Bible College in 2017. While being at Life Church, he has served in several ministries including the Leadership Advisory Board. Wade currently oversees Connections, Dream Team and is an instructor at Life Bible College. Wade married his wife, Jillian, in 2006 and together they have five children.