Trinity called Josh as just their third Senior Pastor since 1968 in 2009. He's married to Cari, who is completely out of his league and has three lively sons--Ben, John, and Jack--who have Viking blood running in their veins. Josh earned his MDiv from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Biblical Languages and Theology after receiving a BA from Mississippi College. He's currently working on a DMin with Phoenix Seminary writing about the relationships between men and women in Judges and Ruth. He teaches Master's level ecclesiology, preaching, and pastoral care through an accredited internship with Phoenix Seminary, leads The Gospel Coalition Arizona, and serves on the board of Hope for Addictions. He has taught on line for Grand Canyon University in the past and continues to speak or debate there occasionally. Internships with Mark Dever through 9Marks and Russ Moore through SBTS have helped shape the way Josh views pastoral ministry. You can access his articles through both 9Marks and The Gospel Coalition. Josh is thrilled to be part of bringing about greater health and fruitfulness at Trinity Bible Church, expericing the growing love of this body, and the palpable sense that our best days are coming.
Mark joined Trinity as an Associate Pastor and Business Administrator in 2011. He grew up in Wisconsin and went to college in Minnesota and taught English for 3 years in South Korea. In Washington, D.C, he worked as a paralegal while completing a Master’s in Trade at George Mason. It was during that time he decided to pursue a career in Christian ministry. He then moved to Louisville, KY, to pursue a degree at Southern Seminary. While there he served as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church. He and his wife, Paige, have two sons: Ian and David.
Pastoral Assistant of Worship
Malachi arrived at Trinity in March of 2013. He grew up in the Phoenix metro area and received his bachelors from ASU in 2006. Malachi is a gifted musician with a desire to see worship that is theologically sound and passionate. He and his wife Melissa, their two boys Deacon and Dillon and daughter Evangeline are a great addition to the Trinity family.
Pastoral Assistant of Youth
Kevin Schneider was born and raised in Trinity from the crib to graduating high school at which point he became a youth volunteer and worship leader for five years. He also began his full-time career as a firefighter in the Valley and married Ashlee. She recently gave birth to their son, Isaac. In 2017, after taking Trinity’s pastoral internship, the church asked Kevin to serve as the Pastoral Assistant of Youth. Kevin has a passionate desire to see teenagers come to know Christ and live lives worthy of the Gospel as they grow into adulthood.
Pastoral Assistant of Community Groups & College and Career
Stephen Andersen joined Trinity in 2016 and serves as Pastoral Assistant of Community Groups and College and Career. He and his wife, Rebecca, love serving the church wherever needed when they’re not caring for their cat, Pookey. He moved to Phoenix from Minnesota in 2001 and worked as a UPS driver for 13 years. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and Christian Counseling from Liberty University and is currently working on an M. Div. in Biblical and Theological Studies as well as Counseling at Phoenix Seminary. Stephen loves high fives, fist bumps, building relationships, and getting others connected.
Brittany Fields accepted the position of Children’s Director in August of 2018. She grew up in Colorado Springs, CO in a family of eight! She moved to Phoenix to attend Grand Canyon University where she earned a B. A. in Biblical Studies with a minor in Business Management. After graduating, she married Ryan, who is currently employed at GCU where he is also working on an M. Div. The two of them worked in youth and children's ministry for two years in Colorado before returning to Phoenix. Brittany has a heart for children and their families and feels called to help them know the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Mike joined Trinity in 1987 and began serving as our Business Administrator in 2018. He’s married to Julie and they have three children and five grandchildren. Mike is originally from Zion, IL and became a Christian on a mission trip to Arizona in high school. He became heavily involved in Inter-Varsity Fellowship before transferring to Moody Bible Institute and later Denver Seminary where he earned an M. Div. Vocationally, he has pastored in the past as well as working in the cemetery industry. He has also served as an elder and currently serves on the Mission Team.