About MFI

We are a fellowship of pastors and leaders that partner together to build dynamic local church worldwide. MFI was founded in 1987 under the leadership of Pastor Dick Iverson in Portland, Oregon. MFI started with 30 churches and over the years has grown to about 300 churches in the USA and hundreds more in the MFI Affiliates in many different nations, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, Australia, Nigeria, Ghana, Trinidad and Puerto Rico. 

What We Do

We exist to partner with pastors and leaders to build dynamic impacting churches nationwide. We are a network of pastors and leaders who build relationships, encourage accountability, resources churches and contend for restoration and revival.

Our Chairman

Dr. Frank Damazio was an integral part of the original team that dreamed of and started MFI.  His rich educational background comes from teaching at Portland Bible College, along with earning an MDiv and DMin from Oral Roberts University.  His pastoral journey comprises of pioneering and planting a growing church in Eugene, Oregon, and completing a successful transition back to Portland to pastor City Bible Church for 25 years.  Frank’s heart for pastors and leaders is to see them thrive in every area of their life and ministry.  As Chairman, he leads the Apostolic Leadership Team and the vision of MFI.  He and his wife Sharon live in the Portland, Oregon area.

Apostolic Leadership Team

This overseeing team leads MFI in all areas of vision, values, beliefs & expansion.

Executive Team

This is the core team that works together in planning, strategy, regionals and global conferences.

Frank Damazio
Bob MacGregor
Vice Chairman
Jonathan Wilkins
Vice Chairman

Administrative Team

This is the core team that works together to build budgets, organize events and streamline the function of MFI.

Frank Damazio
Bob MacGregor
Vice Chairman
Jonathan Wilkins
Vice Chairman
Steve Williams
Pastor to Pastor Liaison
Bill Scheidler
Pastor to Pastor Liaison
Bob Johnson
Pastor to Pastor Liaison

Regional Directors

These are the leaders appointed by the ALT to lead specific geographical regions in the USA.

David Cannistraci
Gateway City Church
Jeff Wells
Rockpoint Church
Columbia River
Gilbert Silva
House of Praise International
Great Lakes
Aaron Chidester
Kauai Bible Church
Jeff Ecklund
House of the Lord
Intermountain North
Bob Grimm
Life Church Walla Walla
Intermountain South
David Frech
Church of the Harvest
Bob MacGregor
City Harvest Church
Raúl Torres
Cas de Refugio
Puerto Rico
Mike Hennigan
Victory Christian Church
Nathan Swanson
New City Church
Tyrone Jones
Church for the City
Brad Neuschwander
Life Bible Church
Southern Oregon
Eric Butler
Christian International Church
Michael Hurley
Life Church Oak Harbor
Western WA & Alaska

ALT Members

These leaders help grow and build MFI.

Jude Fouquier
City Church California
ALT Member
Ken Malmin
Portland Bible College
ALT Member
William McDowell
Deeper Fellowship Church
ALT Member
Jonathan Owens
Heart of the City Church
ALT Member
Mike Servello
Compassion Coalition
ALT Member
Jess Strickland
Living Hope
ALT Member
Ken Wilde
Capital Christian Center
ALT Member