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Who We Are

Greg Grooms — Director

Greg Grooms came to Hill House in August of 1994 from Huemoz, Switzerland, after working with L'Abri Fellowship for 15 years. While studying biochemistry at Tulane University in New Orleans, he discovered his faith needed to grow, if it were to survive the questions and pressures of living in the modern world. This led him to Francis and Edith Schaeffer’s study center in the Swiss Alps where the historic Christian faith of his childhood was reaffirmed and expanded to apply to all of life and culture.

We strongly recommend the books of Francis and Edith Schaeffer to those who are looking for biblical answers to honest questions. We do NOT however recommend attending Swiss L’Abri anymore, due to significant differences in their teaching with the Schaeffer’s and the Bible.

Greg met and married his Canadian-born wife Mary Jane in Switzerland and they have five children, all of whom are now post college.

Our conviction at Hill House is that the Bible is true and that all of life is spiritual and meant to be lived to the glory of God. It’s a conviction that’s reflected in Greg’s teaching. He begins with the Bible and moves to everything else, from academics to pop culture.


Mary Jane Grooms - Co-Director

Mary Jane became a believer while a student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. She realized immediately what some people never do: that conversion is more than adding a religious dimension to an otherwise unchanged life. It means changing the way you look at and think about everything. After reading the Schaeffer’s books she set aside university for a time in order to study at L’Abri.  There she served as secretary and helper to Edith Schaeffer for four years prior to marrying Greg.

Mary Jane brings over three decades of experience in teaching, counseling and hospitality to her role as co-director of Hill House.

Our Board

Hill House is blessed to have the support of community leaders. These individuals invest their time to further our mission and shape the vision for our future.

~ Dawn Black ~ Steve Collier ~ Peter Graves ~ Charles Heimsath ~ Joel Howard  ~ Terri McClendon ~Blake Mosher ~ Paul Schultz