Kay Cole comes from the wheat fields of NW Kansas – to pastoring churches, both small and large in Kansas, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Oregon and Missouri – Kay Cole brings a wealth of experience and wisdom.
He began with a church of 17 people and moved on to pastor a city church in Denver for 17 years, a country church in Idaho, also 17 years, and Greenville, IL, college church. He went on to mentor struggling churches in Oregon for 10 years, finally retiring at age 79.
His education includes a B.A. in philosophy and speech from Greenville College, an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, and doctoral work at San Francisco Theological Seminary.
He and his wife Ruth have 3 children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.