Founders Bio

Rev. Dr. Frank and Rev. Dr. Lynmarie Burg

God called Frank and Lyn into full-time ministry later in life after a 15-month season which provided Frank first-hand understanding of depression, suicidal compulsion and instantaneous deliverance.

His inside-knowledge concerning spiritual battle― and Lyn’s into hearing the voice of God― have been a resource to many globally.

Consequently, their ministry focus is to equip people to “serve God by his Spirit, boast in Christ Jesus, and put no confidence in the flesh” (Gal 3:3).

Current Co-Pastors of Spirit of Hope Christian Church in Lakewood, CO; they previously served as ministers in Living Hope Bible Church, a multicultural church in Aurora; and they currently serve on the executive board of Ignite University and Seminary, an online seminary serving those held back by standard tuitions.

They received Masters’ Degrees in Divinity and Doctorates in Ministry from Shalom Bible College and Seminary; and Frank was commissioned by the US Air Force Auxiliary and served as a Chaplain and Captain in the Civil Air Patrol youth organization.

Frank’s heart for those in need is demonstrated by his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Western State Colorado University, and years of advocacy on behalf of veterans, x-offenders, the homeless, and those in recovery.

Before coming to Spirit of Hope, they served as chaplains at ACTS Resource Center, an inner-city outreach, where they utilized creative evangelism in the soup kitchen, worship services and street ministries.

The son of a local musical celebrity (Frankie Burg of the Taylor’s), Frank is an accomplished jazz and gospel drummer; playing professionally since 1964.

Lyn obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Choral Music Education and served as a church choir/theater director in numerous churches, school programs and privately. They believe in the power of music, the virtue of hymns, and diversity in praise and worship.

The couple has extensive experience in numerous denominational and non-denominational churches. They brag 44 years of marriage, 5 remarkable children, and 14 grandchildren- including 2 sets of twins!

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