Pastor Josh joined FBC Bethalto as lead pastor in 2020. Josh grew up in Benton, IL. He married his wife, Bethany (Johnston), on August 18, 2007 before his second tour to Iraq while serving in the Army. Bethany also grew up in Benton, IL and is currently a full-time mom. Bethany loves playing the piano and ministering to high school/college ladies. Josh and Bethany have three kids that love everything Disney, playing sports and swimming.
Care and Operations Pastor
Pastor Tim joined our pastoral team in 2007. Born and raised here in Bethalto, he has served at churches in Illinois and Missouri. Tim oversees our Care Ministry (Benevolence, Counseling, and Member Care) as well as the daily operations at the church. Tim married his wife Sarah Jane in 2004, and they have two children. Tim also enjoys DIY home improvement projects & genealogy.
Worship and Media Pastor
Pastor Justin joined our pastoral team in 2015. Justin grew up in Sullivan, MO and has served at churches in Missouri and Texas. Prior to full-time ministry, Justin taught elementary music. As our worship & media pastor, Justin oversees our entire worship, leads worship each Sunday, produces video, and creates media for our church. He and his wife Erin married in 2007 and have three children. Justin also enjoys photography, fishing, golf, and grilling.
Jordan joined the pastoral team of FBC Bethalto in 2021. Jordan grew up in Collinsville, IL. He and his wife Sara were married in 2007 and have one child. As Connections Pastor, Jordan oversees our growth groups, greeter team, and carries out the office administrator tasks. Jordan enjoys camping with his family, cooking, gardening, the Fighting Illini, and the St. Louis Cardinals.