Joel has served on Keyport Bible Church’s pastoral staff since the fall of 2013. He works primarily with youth, but also with children and young adults. His wife Jessica labors with him in ministry and together they care for their three children, Isaiah, Margaret, and Allison. Joel grew up in Bremerton but has also lived in Phoenix, Houston, San Diego, and Fresno. He graduated from Liberty University with a B.S. in Religious Studies and has a Masters of Divinity in Theological Studies from Rawlings School of Divinity. His favorite book of the Bible is Isaiah and his favorite figure from church history is Jonathan Edwards.