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Robert D. Porterfield

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Pastor Bob has been the pastor of OCC for the last twenty years. Before coming to western Michigan, Pastor Bob served two churches in Illinois. He is a fifth generation pastor and has degrees from Grace College and Grace Theological Seminary.

Between college and seminary Bob and Linda were married in 1976 and God has blessed them with four grown children. Linda serves as pianist and nursery worker. Both Pastor Bob and Linda enjoy music and gardening. Pastor Bob has been active in IFCA International committees and directing and teaching in the Grand Valley Bible Institute. The Lord has enabled him to teach pastors in Russia and Guatemala. His passion is the exposition and teaching of the Word of God.