Newly Appointed NextGen Regional Executive Director

Craig Hardinger has been a pastor since 1982, and is currently the Lead Pastor at Arcade Church in Sacramento, CA. He has a heart for all to hear and understand the truth of the gospel. His powerful preaching makes plain the deep truths of God’s word. Craig desires to equip people to become disciple-makers.

 He holds a B.S. from Corban University, an M.Div. from Golden Gate Theological Seminary, as well as a D. Min. from Bakke University. He is also a practicing biblical counselor, certified through ACBC.

 Craig and his lovely wife Debbie have been married since 1981 are the proud parents to Scott and his wife Steph, grandparents to Silas, and are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their first granddaughter. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys reading and roasting coffee in his free time.