Doug and Donna have long been considered two of the most respected youth pastors in America. They have given their lives to seeing people radically transformed by the message of Christ. Their deep roots in ministry began in Portland, Oregon where they served for 17 years as Executive Pastors and Generation Ministry Directors under Pastor Frank Damazio at City Bible Church. They are widely recognized for their pioneering and innovative work in youth and young adult ministry as well as influencing the landscape of worship across the country. They are the founders of Generation Unleashed a movement and conference based in Portland OR that draws thousands of young adults, leaders, and churches globally and annually for 2 decades. Their ministry has featured on TBN, Charisma Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Ministries Today, Worship Leader Magazine and scores of other publications over the last few years.
In 2009, God lead Doug and Donna, their 3 children, Kalei, Tessa, and Kai to Denver, Colorado where they planted The Pearl Church. Their heart and vision is to build a vibrant church in Denver where people can experience God’s grace, rally in community and champion the cause of Christ together.