After participating in Missionary Training School in Guatemala, Dr. Biro moved to Saskatoon. This is where he discovered more than just a good college, he found Faith Alive Bible College. Dr. Biro was greatly impacted by the spiritual life and depth he found there and became permanently connected with the church and college.
After graduation, he returned to the mission field in Central America, where he met and married his Salvadoran wife. After this, Dr. Biro and his new wife returned to Canada to serve as the Dean at the very same Bible College that so greatly impacted his life years earlier.
Recently, God has been using Dr. Biro as a spokesperson for the churches of Saskatchewan. He helps the government to understand the needs of the church during the current global pandemic.
From childhood on, David Pierce knew he would serve Jesus as a minister of the Gospel and began fulfilling that call as a young man. So began a journey of more than 60 years of pastoral and teaching ministry in Canada and other nations.
In 1980, David & Joyce became part of the ministry team at Faith Alive in Saskatoon, which they are still actively involved in today. The following year, he became the Dean of Faith Alive Bible College and served in that role until 2019 when he was succeeded as Dean by Dr. Adam Biro.
He continues to teach in the Bible College and over the years, has written multiple study guides on various topics. These manuals are used at Faith Alive Bible College, and in many churches, ministries, and Bible Colleges around the world.
David and Joyce reside in Saskatoon. They have 4 grown children, 12 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Rev. René Boutin first came to Faith Alive Family Church at the age of 17. He instantly felt that he was home.
He attended Faith Alive Bible College where he met his wife, Amber. Ever since then, they have been involved with many different ministries within the church.
His greatest passion is to see people touched by the presence and power of God. He longs to be part of a revival that will bring reformation to towns, cities, and nations.
Rev. René, or ‘Rev.’ as he is often referred to, is the principal of Prairie Christian Academy where he and Amber both teach and work diligently to connect with the children and parents of the school. Two of their three children currently attend there as well. Their oldest daughter graduated from PCA and is now attending classes at the University of Saskatchewan.
Jenny Fehr is a worship leader at Faith Alive and has served on the worship team since 2001. She has a passion for God and loves to see people experience His Presence in worship.
Jenny has participated in all four of Faith Alive Band's CD projects, and her song, “Receive It All,” is featured on the album “This Is What We’re Made For.” Jenny received a Gospel Music Association Of Canada nomination for female vocalist of the year in 2018.
Born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Jenny studied at Faith Alive Bible College and received a Diploma in Practical Theology. As well, she earned a Commerce degree at the University of Saskatchewan.
Jenny often leads worship with her husband, Chris, and together they enjoy raising their three growing boys.
Bailey is one of the worship leaders at Faith Alive Family Church and is also a singer/songwriter and recording artist!
She has released songs on her own, with the Faith Alive Band, and with "All About Worship."
She has travelled across Canada performing her original music but what she enjoys most is the opportunity to gather people together under one name: Jesus!
Bailey and her husband, Nathan, reside in Saskatoon, SK with their two kids and are grateful to be a part of the community at Faith Alive Family Church.
Jamie Snider has been a part of Faith Alive Family Church since she was eight years old. She joined the worship team at the young age of fourteen.
After being powerfully touched by God, she decided to pursue schooling. She holds a B.A. in Worship Studies from Horizon College & Seminary, and a Diploma in Practical Theology from Faith Alive Bible College.
Jamie has zeal, joy, and passion for the Lord. She strongly desires to see people pursue God with all of their heart, soul, and strength. Helping others draw closer to God and experience Him on a deeper level is of utmost importance to her.
Jamie has been leading worship for over eighteen years, and her husband continues to serve on the worship team alongside her. They live in Saskatoon with their three beautiful children.
Shortly after Kelly dedicated her life to the Lord 35 years ago, she became a member of Faith Alive Family Church. She volunteered as a teacher’s helper in Prairie Christian Academy for many years. Later she became a part of the church staff, where she was involved with the production of the Faith Alive TV program. She is currently employed as a bookkeeper.
Kelly has the heart to serve wherever she is needed within her capacity. After being touched by God in revival, her desire is to see people rescued, recovered, and restored by the presence of God. She longs to see revival not only at Faith Alive but also for it to spread to the nations!
Coming from an evangelical background, Lorna has been an instructor at Faith Alive Bible College since 1993. She has a passion to see God move in a greater way in her life and in the lives of those around her. Lorna’s desire is to see the Bible College Students apply the Word of God practically in their lives and this is evident in her instructing. She has a Bachelor of Religious Education in Christian Education and Music (Briercrest Bible College), Grade 9 in Piano (Royal Conservatory of Music), and holds a Master of Theology degree (Faith Alive Bible College).
Lorna also has a heart for seniors and is presently working with the Seniors Ministry called "Golden Years" at Faith Alive Family Church. She spends time with the 60+ year old members of Faith Alive ensuring their needs are met. She also organizes events and gatherings for them and takes great joy in seeing God continue to move in their lives.
Val Keen was born in a small town in Manitoba and came to know Jesus at the age of six.
After completing high school, she moved to Saskatoon to enroll in broadcasting college and began attending Faith Alive. Upon completing college, Val was faced with a decision – take a job at a radio station or accept an offer to work at Faith Alive. She chose Faith Alive and began an exciting journey that continues to this day – 38 years later.
Currently, Val assists Pastor Brent in many areas as needed, including correspondence, writing projects, editing, bookings, etc. She handles scheduling, booking flights & hotels for guest speakers, conferences, and special events.
Val also oversees the video department responsible for filming, recording, and streaming of services and special events. She is the office manager and the person to talk to if you have a question related to the church.
Val loves Jesus and the people of Faith Alive and considers it a privilege to be a part of this ministry.