Upon their return from exile and under the rule of the Persians, the Jew's faithfully followed the law of Moses as administered by the Levitical priesthood. What happened after Greece conquered Persia and took possession of Palestine forever changed the Jewish people, which lead to the rise of the Pharisees and the invention of a different religion called, Judaism.
Ken Loucks is an Elder serving the Portland Oregon and the Dalles Oregon congregations. Ken and his wife Becca were baptized together in 1987 and married in 1988. They have three children and four grandchildren, all living in the Vancouver, WA area. Professionally, Ken works in the wastewater industry educating and helping in the development of regulations protecting against sewer system backups.