Vance Christie has served as pastor of the Aurora Evangelical Free Church since 1997. Prior to that he pastored churches in Iowa and Michigan. He has a M.Div. degree from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. Pastor Vance and his wife, Leeta, have been married twenty-eight years and have three daughters-Jenni, Alli and Katie.
In addition to pastoring, the Lord has blessed Pastor Vance in developing a sideline writing ministry. He is best known for his vivid retelling of missionary stories and has now authored at least 8 Christian biographies.