Senior Pastor – Pastor Joe first came to Cleveland in 1974 as a sports writer before he felt called to enter into ministry. After serving through Youth for Christ for 11 1/2 years, with 8 years in urban ministry, he came to Scranton Road Bible Church in 1988 and began serving as Senior Pastor in 1992. He and his wife Debbie have two adult sons, Jeremy and Chad. Pastor Joe continues to write in his free time and read books by favorite authors such as Philip Yancey and biographies of all kinds.
…and he still roots for his hometown, Detroit.
Associate Pastor – Mark and his family moved to the neighborhood from Tennessee in 2011. He and his family began attending Scranton Road Bible Church in 2017 and he was hired on staff in Spring 2018. He and his wife have 4 children — 3 boys and 1 girl. They love to go camping whenever they get a chance and have enjoyed exploring Ohio State Parks over the past 7 years. In his free time Mark loves to play board games, read, and he is trying to teach himself how to play the banjo.
Toni and her husband started attending SRBC in 2013 and she joined staff in January 2017. She and her husband have 2 daughters who live locally. For the past 10 years Toni has been an executive recruiter and before that worked for Ambassador FC. Toni enjoys using her gift of hospitality and spending time with family and friends.