Meet Our Leadership and Supporting Staff
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—
Pastor Joel grew up in Zeeland Michigan and Lynden, Washington. He graduated from Calvin College with a degree in Business Administration and from Calvin Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. Pastor Joel has spent 25 years as a pastor in the Chicagoland area – most recently in Crown Point, Indiana. His wife Christine is an ER nurse in Yakima, and they have three children: Jordan, an EMT in Wheaton, Illinois, Alyssa a student at Seattle Pacific University, and Jessica a student at Sunnyside Christian High.