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Scott & Trish Forrest
Scott and Trish Forrest are founders and lead Pastors of Faith Life Fellowship and are both North Carolina natives. They met while Pastor Scott was stationed at MCAS New River. Once they were married, Pastor Scott’s military career took them to Texas and Louisiana where they spent over 30 years ministering and volunteering in various pastoral roles in the local church and raised three daughters. Some of their ministry experience includes youth ministry, children’s ministry, prison ministry, and worship ministry, Their last assignment together was spent overseeing the Word of Life School of Ministry at their home church in Shreveport, Louisiana. In the summer of 2015 the Lord led them to Wilmington where they eventually pioneered and pastor Faith Life Fellowship Church. Since then, they have used Faith Life Fellowship as a vessel to love people, teach the Word of God, and build rich and life giving relationships with their church family.
Isaac & Tonia Teigen
Isaac and Tonia are the Children’s Pastors at Faith Life Fellowship and are both Oklahomans. They met at the Christian Center in Lawton, Oklahoma in 2004. Once they were married in 2010, Isaac’s military career took them to Louisiana where they spent 12 years serving and volunteering in various roles in the local church while also raising three boys. Some of their ministry experience include children’s ministry, youth ministry, young adults ministry, life group leaders, prayer teams, and ushering. In 2021 the Lord began leading the Teigens to North Carolina and in 2022 they brought their family across the country to follow God’s plan. They have used the gift of hospitality to host the presence of God and inviting people both close and far away to encounter Him in a real way.