Pr. Buck is the dynamic Lead Pastor of Grace Life Church, an explosively growing church that is pioneering the concept of Marketplace Ministry in the northeast and internationally. Pr. Buck also advises business and ministry colleagues on creative solutions for obtaining God-sized results to mountain-sized challenges.
Pr. Bruce (Buck) Schafer is the Lead Pastor of Grace Life Church, celebrating its 20-year anniversary in April 2017. Pr. Buck and his wife and co-Pastor Amy Schafer have been examples of persistent, white-knuckle faith, hard-work, and highly creative and exciting changes. They lead an explosively growing church campus and affiliated non-profit businesses that are pioneering the concept of Marketplace Ministry and the role of the church in the community.
Pr. Buck attended Oral Roberts University and is licensed and ordained through Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, OK. Over his lifetime, he has traveled the world, planted churches, and ministered to tens of thousands locally, abroad and over internet-streaming services. With an entrepreneurial spirit and business ownership background, Pr. Buck is a leading practitioner in concept of Marketplace Ministry, where business and ministry collide to yield exponential benefits to business, employment, ministry, and community development. He advises other business and ministry colleagues with highly creative ideas and resources to achieve God-sized results, and is currently in the process of expanding Grace Life Church operations over it’s 60 acre campus in Monroeville, PA.