Norm Wakefield graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, MO and received a Master’s of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Alma have four children and seventeen grandchildren. Norm served as pastor at Coast Community Church, in Fountain Valley, CA for 10 years before he was sent out by the church to begin The Spirit of Elijah Ministries International. He has a shepherd’s heart and a vision to be an instrument in God’s hands to call the body of Christ to rise to their calling to live to love with Jesus. Norm’s messages build up the body of Christ by giving practical, biblical teaching in how to apply the gospel to the most important relationships and the circumstances of life. You’ll find Norm’s messages to be encouraging because all are based soundly on the gospel with a reliance on the Holy Spirit to give understanding and application to his listeners. He has been a keynote and featured speaker at state and international homeschool conferences. He has served the body of Christ faithfully and brings experience, inspiration, spiritual depth, and practical, simple, profound insight into the Scriptures as he presents the Live to Love Conferences.