Pastor Howie knows what it is like on both sides of the pulpit, and brings a unique blend of business and ministry experience to Shoreline. Prior to Shoreline, for 14 years, he had maintained a dual career both speaking at churches and Christian conferences, and building a successful real estate brokerage and development business. Before real estate, Howie served on several pastoral staffs and directed the largest Campus Life ministry in the nation. He is a California native, earned a B.A. degree at Santa Clara University, and has also attended both Western Conservative Baptist and Talbot Seminaries. He was ordained in 1979. Howie and his wife Linda have been married for over 28 years and have seven children and one grandchild: Jenny and Kenny Hogan, Thomas and Shannon Hugo, Monica and Mike Schweene, Heather and Tyler Ruddock with baby Ryland, Katie, Jonathan and David.