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Dr. Eddie Crabtree – 
Senior Pastor

eddie crabtreeDr. A.E. Crabtree is a 1985 graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma and later earned a degree of Ph.D. in Theology from Life Christian University, Tampa, Florida. Dr. Crabtree and his wife founded and pastored Living Word Family Church in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1988. In May 1995, Dr. Crabtree returned home to Roanoke, Virginia to become Senior Pastor of Valley Word Church. He has ministered the Gospel on four continents and has a unique anointing to minister to ministers. He is a member of Fellowship Community Churches International, a ministers’ fellowship in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Crabtree is a published author of several works and is currently completing his sixth book.

Pastor Debbie Crabtree

pastor debbie crabtreePastor Debbie Crabtree received her Bachelor of Theology from Life Christian University and Master of Theology from University of Christian Ministry and Leadership. She has been teaching the Bible since she was 15 years old. She enjoys teaching many subjects and, over the years, has continued to work on her teaching and presentation skills. One of her passions is to find creative ways to involve the student to promote learning and retention of the material. She is currently working on a couple books using material she has taught over the years.