Leadership & Staff
"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood" - Acts 20:28
Pastors Larry & Wendy Crawford
Larry & Wendy are blessed with four children. Faith is finishing her BA at Illinois State University with the plans to attend Veterinarian School at the University of Illinois; Jonathan is serving as an Intern at Christian Life Church in Orange Beach, AL while attending college; Kaylee is in 5th grade and has a passion for worship, dancing, and basketball; Elijah is in 3rd grade and loves to play football, baseball, basketball and read. Their transparent lives and ministry are touching the community resulting in Jesus transforming lives of individuals, couples and families.
Pastor Larry graduated from Lincoln Christian University (LCU) with a BA in Christian Ministries. He continued his education and received an MA in Contemporary Theology from LCU in 2013. He is known for his passionate preaching, upbeat personality, and his undying commitment to empowering people to experience God’s best in their lives. He has ministered in Africa, Canada, Mexico, Israel, India and different locations throughout the United States.
Pastor Wendy serves as the Worship Pastor. She also serves alongside her husband as a co-pastor. She ministers through one on one counseling with women, counseling couples with Pastor Larry and in any area where she is needed. Her smile and sweet spirit leaves a lasting impression on all who meet her.
Pastors Larry & Wendy, travel into churches ministering conferences, revivals and outreach events. They have a heart for leaders and a passion for strengthening leaders and churches. It is their heart-cry to see the Body of Christ unite as Jesus prayed in John 17, resulting in the evangelization of the world.
Molly is often the first voice you hear when you call the office or the first smiling face you see when you stop by. She is always ready to assist you, encourage you and minister to you.
Molly is super passionate about her kids, Kyra, Layla, Levi, & Lydia. She likes to run, paint, and bake. She loves…loves… loves purple, purses, painting her nails, spending time with her family and naps. Molly & her husband Nikko are a key part of the OACF team serving in many different areas of ministry.