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Josh is senior pastor at Trinity Bible Church in Phoenix. He graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY with an MDiv in Biblical Languages and Theological Studies. Prior to that, Josh interned for a number of pastors including a 9Marks internship at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Roosevelt Community Church Lead Pastor. Vermon is a graduate of Princeton University and has a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. After Trinity Vermon served as a pastoral intern at Camelback Bible Church before being called to serve as lead pastor of Roosevelt.
Rich has been on staff since 2001 and serves as the lead Pastor of Center Church. He also oversees the Evangelism Ministry. Rich graduated the Sovereign Grace Ministries Pastors College in 2000. He lives in Gilbert with his wife Tiffany and their daughter and 3 sons.
Chuck has served as the pastor at Church on Mill since 2009. Church on Mill is excited about all God is doing and exists to glorify God through lives changed by the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Chris grew up in a moral home but didn't find the grace of Christ until he was a sophomore in college. He married his beautiful wife, Tara, in the summer of 2002. Chris now serves as the Lead Elder for Grace Church and delights in seeing the glory of God's Word transform lives, starting with his own.
Pastor Erik's been serving Legacy from day one along with his beautiful wife, Marlene, and their daughter Candace (5/03). Along the way, God added Josh (1/05) and Chloe (6/11). There's more than one way to grow a church! Erik enjoys family, friends, travel, reading voraciously and golfing poorly.
John is senior pastor at Redeeming Grace Church, a Gospel-Centered church that is committed to teaching God's Word and applying it to their lives so that they may abound in love for God and for each other.
Andrew is the Pastor-Teacher at Canyon Bible Church of Prescott. Prior to his time at Canyon, Andrew served as a pastor/elder at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. Andrew graduated from The Master's Seminary in 2012 with a Master of Divinity Degree. He and his wife, Michelle, have four sons.
Andy Littleton is pastor of Midtown Church, and has been involved in some form of vocational ministry for the last 15 years... mostly in his hometown of Tucson. He likes to stay connected to the blue collar and creative cultures in Tucson.
Doug is the pastor of Cornerstone Church in Glendale, which he planted 9 years ago. He has been married to his wife Kerry for 24 years and has three daughters who all love the Lord and His bride the church. After 15 years in education as a teacher, coach, counselor, and administrator, Doug was called into full-time ministry in 2006. He is currently finishing his MDiv at Phoenix Seminary.
Dr. Adams has served Christ’s church for over 50 years as a missionary, pastor, professor and author. He and his wife delight in their three Christ-loving children and seven grandchildren. He holds degrees from Arizona Bible College (B.A.), The Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church (MDiv), and Westminster Seminary California (DMin).
Chris Newkirk is the Lead Pastor of Whitton Avenue Bible Church in central Phoenix. Prior to serving in Phoenix, Chris has served in churches in Oklahoma City, Louisville, and Washington D.C. over the course of almost 15 years of vocational ministry. Chris and his wife, Andrea, have two boys.