Joel is passionate about seeing people come to faith in Jesus Christ and growing in relationship with the Triune God: Father, Son & Holy Spirit. His goal of life and ministry: grow in relationship with God and people. His teaching and preaching reveal his heart for God. Joel is committed to Christ-centered life and ministry.
Doing life with others, he leads, guides, and equips the congregation to be all they can be in life and ministry. A second career pastor, Joel is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Asbury Theological Seminary. And most importantly a faithful (not perfect) disciple of Jesus.
Joel identifies himself as the “Sheepdog” for the Good Shepherd. He challenges us to grow and be all we can be as we journey together. He has been described by members of SCCF as a gifted pastor, zealous leader, passionate preacher, knowledgeable teacher, faithful servant, and loving friend.