Joel joined the staff of Pennington Park Church in the summer of 2017 and currently serves as the Pastor of Discipleship, overseeing small groups, theological education, and Men’s Ministry. In addition, he serves as an Elder and received his B.A. in Psychology from Cedarville University as well as a Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Joel is married to his incredible wife, Abby, and they have both been blessed with a son, Aidan, and a daughter, Adelina. In his spare time, Joel enjoys designing and building furniture in his hobbyist wood shop or spending time with friends and family. He’s also a dedicated fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Iowa Hawkeyes.