Joel has been at FBCM since 2002 as our Minster of Music and Worship. He has been singing and playing guitar, bass, and keyboard in churches and bands since he was a teenager. Joel is married to Lori, and they have four girls – Logan (Seth) Beaman, Sydney (Cole) Peyton, Tessa, and Kirsten (Blake) Moffatt. He is also blessed with beautiful grandchildren – Evelyn, Cora, Whitt,Max and Eleanor. He has a B.S. degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and has taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades for years. In his free time, Joel enjoys traveling, watching his kids play sports, and spending time at home with his family. He has too many musical favorites to mention, but he really loves Chris Tomlin, Hillsong, and Third Day.
Joel’s favorite verses are Proverbs 3:5-6: Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.