John Loftness is the pastor of Living Hope Church. Since 1981, John has served four churches in a variety of pastoral roles, for most of that time he was a pastor in Covenant Life Church, Gaithersburg, MD. In 2007 he moved to Solid Rock Church to serve as its senior pastor. Seven years later, Solid Rock sent him to start Living Hope Church in Bowie.
John has studied theology and Bible at Fuller Seminary in Pasadena and through the Washington, DC extension program of Reformed Theological Seminary. He has also served as an instructor in the Sovereign Grace Church’s Pastors College.
John met his wife Nancy when they were both students at Houghton College. They married in 1977 and have four children and nine grandchildren.