Joe and Courtney have served at Riverbend since July of 2018. They have 2 sons and one daughter-in-law (Jud, Andrew & Hannah).
Joe has served in the church all his life, but he spent the first 11 years of married life working in flooring, carpentry and residential construction. He and Courtney entered full-time ministry in 2008, where he continued to serve as a student pastor and worship leader for the next 10 years. In July of 2018, Riverbend called him to the role of lead pastor.
Joe is passionate about leading people to discover new life in Jesus Christ, fighting for families, raising up the next generation of Jesus followers and building a better community in the process.
In his free time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing the piano, and watching reruns of his favorite show “White Collar.”