Lyndon Duff Gorle
Lyndon Duff Gorle is an author, pastor, musician, counselor and teacher who aspires to “encourage people’s hearts.” He holds advanced degrees in Religion and Pastoral Counseling, Organizational Management, Ministry Leadership, and Practical Theology. After moving from South Africa to the USA, Duff recorded and toured for a number of years with major Gospel groups including Harvest Celebrationand the Heritage Singers. He has served in ministry for youth/young adults, worship/music/creative arts, and as lead pastor in three different churches. He is also an experienced chaplain and grief counselor.
Duff is a serious thinker with a sense of humor! He is a compassionate, relational connector who enjoys sharing life’s journey with other travelers. Duff is passionate about the Christian Gospel: knowing and enjoying the God we see in Jesus Christ. His motivation is to share God’s love with as many as possible.
He is married to Denise, the beautiful love of his life, who is a graduate of Oregon State University and George Fox University. She works as a Community Educator for Hospice & Palliative Care. Duff and Denise have seven children, two of whom live at home—Taylor (16) and Lyric (10). They have seven grandchildren, all below seven years of age!
Duff is excited about serving in pastoral leadership at Foothills Community Church! He says: “God is doing something beautiful and uniquely special at Foothills!”