How Levi Lusko Became A Pastor? Married Life, Family Tragedy & Facts

Published Date: 05 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 05 Feb, 2021 By Celebs Podium

Levi Lusko, who grew up in a Christian family wanted to be a pastor just as his father. He is now a renowned pastor, preaching the Jesus Christ messages all around the world.

Levi Lusko is an American pastor and an author, who is the lead pastor of Fresh Life Church – a multisite church located in Montana, Utah, Oregon, and Wyoming. His new book, Take Back Your Life: 40 Days to Think Right So You Can Live Right is set to release in August 2020.

Levi Lusko Family & Early Life; Age, Father, Siblings

Levin Lusko, age 38, was born on 7 May 1982 in Pueblo, Colorado. He is one of the five children of Chip Lusko and Sky Lusko. His father is a pastor in Albuquerque, New Mexico Area. He has two brothers, Daniel and Jesse, and two sisters Becca and Heidi.

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Lusko grew up with a Christian family in Colorado Springs until the fifth grade. He then moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico with his family when he was 11 years old. He graduated Hope High School in New Mexico and later went to Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, California. Moreover, he continued his study followed by a semester in York, England.

How He Became A Pastor?

After graduating from college, Levi visited countries such as Romania, Nepal, the Philippines, and Israel. Earlier, he served as a youth pastor at Calvary of Albuquerque, one of the largest churches in the state of New Mexico.

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Afterward, Lusko ministered at Ocean Hills Church in San Juan Capistrano, California in Orange County. There, he was a teaching pastor and also served as the Director of Student Ministries. In 2004, he founded the O2 Experience in order to deliver a message to young people and preach to them about sexual purity and the gospel.

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In 2007, Levi and his wife founded the Fresh Life Church and later started a podcast representing the church. The Church is situated at various locations such as Montana, Utah, Oregon, and Wyoming. He delivers sermons at Fresh Life Church and travels around the world speaking about Jesus. Besides, he is the founder of Skull Church, an evangelical event.

Lusko wrote his first book Through the Eyes of a Lion, published in 2015. His other books include Swipe Right: Life, Death, Sex, and Romance (2017) and I Declare War: Winning the Battle with Yourself (2018).

Who Is Levi Lusko’s Wife Jennie Lusko?

Levi married his love Jennie when he was 22 years old on 16 April 2004. The duo has been married for more than 16 years as of 2020.

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Jennie is a power pack behind her husband’s success. She is the daughter of Doug and Sylvia Junkin Hendricks. She works with her husband on flourishing the messages of Jesus Christ around the world. She is the co-founder of Fresh Life Church situated in Montana, Utah, Oregon, and Wyoming. Besides, she is the author of The Fight to Flourish: Engaging in the Struggle to Cultivate. The book published in 2020 divulges her experiences after the loss of her five-year-old daughter, Lenya.

How Many Children Do They Have?

Levi and his wife welcomed their first child; a daughter named Alivia Lusko on 13 October 2005. Their second daughter, Lenya was born on 8 September 2007.

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Similarly, they welcomed their third daughter Daisy Grace on 12 July 2010 and fourth daughter Clover on 28 January 2012. They have a son named Lennox Alexander Lusko, born on 17 July 2017. The Lusko family currently resides in Montana.

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Family Tragedy: Lost His Second Daughter In 2012

Lusko’s second daughter Lenya was born with asthma. They named her Lenya, which means “lion” in Russian.

Unexpectedly, Lenya passed away unexpectedly after a severe asthma attack on 21 December 2012. The couple often shares their experience in the worst moment of their life.

Some Interesting Facts About Levi Lusko

  • Levi loves small things such as black coffee, new shoes, fast Internet, and falling asleep in the sun.
  • In his early days, he used to be called by nickname “MicroChip” because he followed his father around the church on Sundays.
  • His first book Through the Eyes of a Lion was nominated for the Audie Award for Inspirational/Faith-based Non-Fiction in 2016.
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