Sellwood Baptist Church Leadership



Jeff Lacine (Pastor)

Jeff Lacine was apprehended by the grace of God in April of 2000. Ever since then Jeff has had a passion to glorify God through preaching, evangelism, and discipleship. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Multnomah University (Portland, OR) and his Master of Divinity from Bethlehem College and Seminary (Minneapolis, MN). He and his wife, Chelsi, have four children; Hosanna (8), Hope (6), Abraham (2), and Haven (infant). In his free time he enjoys reading, fishing, camping and hiking with his family. Jeff has served as the pastor of Sellwood Baptist Church since January of 2014. For more about Jeff's testimony, click here to read an autobiographical sketch.


John Wold





Percy Kooshian

Percy and his wife Carolyn joined Sellwood Baptist church in 2009, after having served five different churches in a total of 56 years of vocational ministry. Percy's walk with the Lord began in December 1941, when at eight years of age he accepted the Lord Jesus.  After having received a BA degree in Psychology from Westmont College, he served in the U.S Army.  Upon his separation from military service, he attended Fuller Theological Seminary, graduating with a Masters Degree in Divinity and a Masters Degree in Christian Education.  Percy and Carolyn are the parents of three grown children and the grandparents of two grandchildren.  


Herschel McGraw




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Cornel Vladic

Cornel Vladic was born in Romania where he first trusted in Christ 30 years ago. He came to the US to escape religious persecution under the Ceasescu regime. He currently works as a Process Technician in the Engineering Department of a silicon wafer manufacturing company in Vancouver, WA. He and his wife, Christine, enjoy travel in the U.S. and internationally. 




Brian Hardesty



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Susan Wold




Adam Triplett (Pastoral Assistant)

Adam Triplett was born and raised by Christian parents in Lenoir, North Carolina.  He first confessed faith in Christ at the age of six years old.  Although he made a profession at a young age, Adam began to follow Christ with much zeal and affection when he was fifteen. Since then Adam has been passionate about serving the local church and seeing her become united in the gospel, pursuing wisdom and holiness through it. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro and a Master of Divinity from Western Seminary (Portland, OR). He and his wife, Megan, have two boys; Elliot (2) and Haddon (9 mo) and are expecting their third child in January 2015. In their free time they enjoy reading, going to concerts, and camping.