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Brian Anderson


emailSenior Pastor; Vineyard USA Board of Directors; Regional Coach

Brian is Senior Pastor of VCNP, which he and his wife Thora, started as a home Bible study in September 1985 while both were teaching public high school. Brian has a B.S. in Mathematics from Grand Canyon University and a Masters degree in Math/Education from Arizona State University. Brian and Thora have two children: Zoe and Luke.



Where were you born?
Ellensburg, Washington

Who is in your immediate family and what one word would you use to describe each of them?
Thora - merciful
Zoe - complex
Luke - fun

Who was the most influential person in your life?
Besides Jesus, my parents (I cannot narrow it down between the two of them!)

What's your favorite...
Movie?
- The Godfather
TV Show?- 24
Music/Band?- Vineyard Music & VCNP Worship Team

What book do you think everyone should read?
Besides the Bible, "The Life God Blesses" by George McDonald

Where is the most interesting place you've traveled to?
Nepal or India

If you had to move to another country, where would you go and why?
Australia; very friendly people, beautiful country, and they speak English!

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Godly

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Watch movies, read, exercise

If you could go back in time when you were 15 yrs old, what advice would you give yourself?
Don't take things so seriously.

What do you want written on your tombstone?
He followed Jesus

If you could sit & talk with anyone who has ever lived, besides Jesus, who would it be?
The Apostle Paul

What is your best memory of childhood?
Playing competitive sports, family vacations and Christmas.

Who is the most interesting person you've ever met?
John Wimber

If you could have any super-power what would you choose & what would your Superhero name be?
Fly and be strong like Superman. My name would be "Super Daddy!"

What is your nickname, or if you don't have one what would you want it to be?
I don't have one, but it would be "Studmuffin."

Are you an Introvert or Extrovert?
Introvert

What quote sums up your philosophy of life?
"Follow Jesus no matter what."