Pastor John Fahrbach
Pastor John was raised in Fremont and lived there for the better part of the first 26 years of his life. He came to know the Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior when he was 20 through the witness of faithful members and friends of the Chapel.
In 1977 John went to Grace College and then onto Grace Seminary. He graduated with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and History and a Master of Divinity. He was instrumental in starting the Trinity Grace Brethren Church in Northwood, Ohio where he pastored for 15 years.
Pastor John's first wife Julie passed away from cancer in 2010. They had six children together. Two of them, Paul and Paula went to be with the Lord in infancy. Gunther, lives in Kentucky, George in Monroe, Michigan. Ruth (Kreager) and Louis live in Northwood, Ohio.
John met and married Sharon and lives in Northwood.
The greatest teachers who influenced his life include, Dr. Herman A. Hoyt, Dr. S. Lewis Johnson, Dr. John Murray, Pastor John MacArthur and Pastor Keith Merriman. "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another".
- Pastor John Farbach