R. Loren Sandford completed his Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California in 1976. Since then, he has served four churches full time, planting two of them himself, including New Song Church and Ministries where he remains the senior pastor. In 1979 and 1980 he was the co-director of Elijah House, the ministry his father and mother founded in 1973, where he did prayer counseling and traveled the world teaching inner healing.
He is involved in overseeing churches and mentoring pastors in several states. Loren has released 14 CDs of original music, mostly for worship, and is the author of six books currently in publication.
Loren has been married to Beth since 1972. Loren and Beth share everything from church leadership and worship to weight training and a passion for revival. They have three grown children and ten grandchildren. Their son, Nathan is Loren’s co-pastor. Their two daughters and their husbands serve in various volunteer capacities at New Song. Loren is a member of the Osage Nation, a Native American heritage he cherishes