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Jack Hayford

Apostolic Elder

Jack Hayford is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar, teacher and the Chancellor of The King’s Seminary. From 2004–2009, he was the President and CEO of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. He is probably best known as the founding pastor of The Church On The Way, the First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, California. He is a prolific author, having written dozens of books and 600 hymns and choruses, and has served on various interdenominational committees and councils. Pastor Hayford has also filled many strategic leadership positions with ICFG, including several years as the president of LIFE Bible College and numerous terms as a member of the cabinet and the executive council. He and his late wife, Anna, were married for 62 years. They have four children and eleven grandchildren.