Dennis Papp has served as Lead Pastor since 1995. He grew up in western New York and earned degrees from Cedarville College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. His teaching style is practical, challenging us to take our next step toward lasting life-change. Under his leadership, the church relocated from Joliet to a new facility that opened in December 2014 on Route 6 in Channahon. Dennis has been married to Kim since 1985. They share three children: Brian, Shellie and Nate.
Brian Papp has served as Student Ministries Director since Fall 2012 after graduating from the University of Illinois. He brings creativity and passion to everything he does, and he never forgets the fun! Brian is an avid thrill-seeker with a penchant for competition. He is married to his college sweetheart, Reilly. They recently adopted a puppy named Griffey who challenges them daily to practice patience and forgiveness.