INTRODUCING RAFE REFIOR
Paul D. Refior (my friends call
me “Rafe” and my last name is pronounced
“Ray’-fee-or”) was born in 1950 in Mt. Pleasant,
Rafe is admitted to all of the courts of the States of Indiana, Florida, Iowa and Wyoming, several Federal District Courts (including Indiana, Michigan and Florida), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Services, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of The National Lawyers Association, Indiana State Bar Association, The Florida Bar, Wyoming State Bar, Iowa State Bar Association, the Kosciusko County Bar Association and the Tippecanoe County Bar Association. Rafe and his wife are active members of Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana: http://www.faithlafayette.org/church; where he serves as a Deacon, and is on the Board of Directors of Faith Global Missions http://www.faithlafayette.org/missions; and the Board of Directors of Vision of Hope http://www.faithlafayette.org/voh. Rafe also serves a Chairman of the Board of Lakeland Child Evangelism Ministries http://www.lakelandcem.com/, on the Board of Trustees for the Pension Fund of The Evangelism Ministries Alliance Mission (TEAM) and on the International Bard of Directors of TEAM http://team.org. Rafe also continues to be regularly engaged in marriage counseling.
Pam and Rafe have two outstanding daughters—Nikki Lambeth and Laura White. Nikki is married to Jonathan Lambeth; they have three sons, Luke, David and Stephen. The Lambeths reside in Lafayette, Indiana, where Jonathan is the elementary school principal at Faith Christian School and Nikki is an effective wife and mother, is in leadership for the women’s ministries as Faith Church and is a freelance French translator. Laura is married to Brian White, and they have five children: Karis, Jocelyn, Samuel, Nathan and Molly. Brian is the Senior Pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel North Indianapolis. Laura is active with women’s ministries at Harvest.
Rafe enjoys loving his gorgeous and outstanding wife Precious Pam, being a happy and involved grandpa, family travel, family activities, sports of all kinds (especially following the great Iowa Hawkeyes), woodworking, writing (e.g., novels, articles, books on Christian topics, children’s stories), kayaking, woodcarving, art and graphics, bicycling, studying, meditating and applying the Bible, teaching and speaking at seminars and retreats, Bow-flexing and weightlifting, and swimming almost daily in his lap pool.
(Sept. 17, 2013)