Meet The Staff

Dean Hackett

Dean Hackett

Lead Pastors

F. Dean and Wanda Hackett have served in full time Christian ministry since October 1971. They have ministered through out the United States, Canada and Eastern Europe, serving as an evangelist, pastor, and conference speakers.  They have planted four churches and assisted in the planting of many others. Dr. Dean is known for training many workers who are presently in full time ministry as pastors and missionaries. He holds a Masters degree in Ministry, a Masters of Theology and a Ph.D. in theological studies. His enthusiastic and challenging ministry has made him a popular teacher and conference speaker. He has written five books, Discovering Jesus, Uncovering the Jesus Life; The Joy of Becoming Like Jesus; The Joy of Becoming an Ambassador for Christ; Discovering True Identity; Mission Agape’. He began Spirit Life Ministries International in 2001 to facilitate and support outreach ministries in the USA, Croatia and other regions the world that open for ministry.

Reagan Couch

Reagan Couch

Assistant Pastor

Reagan and Elaine serve on the pastoral staff leading Iron Sharpens Iron (men’s ministry) and Life Groups.
They also facilitate Love and Respect Seminars for married couples.
Reagan and Elaine have been married 49 years. They have a son and daughter; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Reagan has been a very successful business owner in Houston, Texas, Moses Lake, Washington and Yakima, Washington.

He has served as an ordained minister for almost forty years. He was youth pastor for many years in Yakima, Washington, leading a youth ministry that grew to one of the largest in the Pacific Northwest and he developed a bible college program.
Pastor Reagan has lead very successful small groups ministries and powerful men’s ministries. He has also been a leader in the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship.

David and Tiffany Guiterrez

David and Tiffany Guiterrez

Youth Pastor

David and Tiffany are graduates from Patten University. While attending college David met and married Tiffany. David was born in Hermiston, Oregon and Tiffany was born in Germany into a pastor’s family and has lived for most of her life in Mountain Home, Idaho. David and Tiffany worked as youth pastors in Fresno, California for three years. David and Tiffany then moved to Springfield as lead Pastor’s before decided that God was directing their heart and ministry to Living Faith Church.

We are so excited about the work and ministry you are your family are doing. We rejoice with you in advancing the kingdom of God together!!

Darcie Bauer

Darcie Bauer

Discipleship Pastor

Pastor Darcie is our pastor over our discipleship ministry. As a graduate of the School of Urban Missions Darcie is well equipped in evangelism techniques and has a passion to see young women re-shape their lives to become the woman God created them to be.