Marlenea and I have had the opportunity to serve as the youth leaders here for a little over 2 years, and to serve each other as husband and wife for about 4 years. Since we graduated Liberty
University in 2012 and started our full time careers in something other than ministry (Graphic Design and Elementary Education), we find teaching the youth of our community about God the
greatest responsibility we can have. We pray for the youth to come to know the love of Jesus and choose a life of serving him no matter what career path He takes them to.
"So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31
As a pastor's kid Joel has spent his entire childhood in the ministry and it takes a special kind of person to choose to go into ministry for the rest of his life. He is currently attending
Liberty University Online as he pursues his M.A. in Christian Ministry in Church Ministry and Discipleship. He finds giving his life to help the youth to understand Jesus and his sacrifice a true