I hope you will be encouraged, enlightened and empowered though my website!



Brian Van Cleave has been writing and telling stories since he became a minister of the gospel over 40 years ago. He retired from his position of Senior Pastor of the McMinnville Foursquare Church after 25 years of service. At the same time, Brian worked for Duniway Middle School as a special education reading teacher while coaching multiple middle school sports teams. He retired in 2018 but still teaches as a licensed substitute and continues to coach the 7th-grade tackle football team.

  Brian is an accomplished guitarist and a “not-so-accomplished” golfer.

  Brian and Robann have been married for 44 years and reside in McMinnville, Oregon. They have three adult children and eight grandchildren.


Green Nature

Jesus, A Man's Man

June 20, 2022

Check out the latest work by Brian Van Cleave: "Jesus, A Man's Man.  

Brian Van Cleave's “Jesus, a Man's Man” is written primarily to men from a male perspective but is applicable to all who read it. This book explores the life of Jesus and His disciples capturing not only the spiritual, but human side of their personalities.

  Through the author's personal life stories and the challenges Jesus and His disciples faced, Brian shows that men are not alone in their struggle to follow Jesus and be a man of God.

  The author weaves solid Biblical teaching with personal life lessons to paint a unique and practical picture of what it means to follow Jesus.

  This book will speak to and inspire those who are knowledgeable of the Bible as well as those who have never heard of Jesus.

Available at from this site under SHOP or at Amazon, Apple iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and traditional Brick & Mortar Bookstores.

Autographed copies available from author.

book cover.jpg

For autographed copies available from author:
Pay on this site under: SHOP or send check to: Brian Van Cleave
702 Elizabeth Ct.
Dayton, Or. 97114
Please provide mailing address and name


702 Elizabeth Ct. Dayton, Oregon 97114


Subscribe Form

Thanks for subscribing!