Pastor Craig Laughlin
grew up on the coast of Washington State.
growing up years he
was active in music, speech and debate, and his
church's youth programs.
He attended Northwest Nazarene College in Nampa, Idaho and graduated with a degree in Philosophy and Religion in 1983.
Sensing the Lord leading them away from full time ministry, Craig
and Jodi settled in Nampa, Idaho.
took a position with a major grocery chain finally working in the computer department.
About that same time, God directed Craig
to return to school to finish his
academic preparation for ministry.
In August of 1989 they moved to Kansas City and entered Nazarene Theological Seminary
Craig worked in the grocery industry and took a part time position as a minister of music.
In May of 1994 Craig
Masters of Divinity degree.
In November of that same year he came to Southwood.
loves people and wants everyone to know that God loves them and has a wonderful plan for each life.
believes that God is for you and that church should be place of joy, hope and what he
calls "Holy Party".
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