Mark and his family moved to the neighborhood from Tennessee in 2011. He and his family began attending Scranton Road Bible Church in 2017. He was hired on staff in Spring 2018 and took on the role of Senior Pastor in September 2019. He and his wife, Evie, 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.
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. In order to enjoy more time with his family, Pastor Joe took on the role of Associate Pastor in September 2019. He and his wife Debbie have two adult sons, Jeremy and Chad. He is amazingly in love with grandson Cooper (2) and soon to be born granddaughter Callie (7/23). 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.
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.
Teen Ministry Coordinator
Jonny has lived on the west-side of Cleveland his whole life. He and his wife Liz have four beautiful children, for which they are thankful. He attended Lincoln West High School and then went to tradeschool to become a union carpenter. In 2005 he was called to full-time ministry with YFC, where he served as the Lincoln West Club Director for 6 years. In addition to his role at SRBC, he is also the Cleveland City Life Ministries Director, and serves on the National YFC City Life Team. Nothing makes him happier than being able to serve youth in the same area where he was raised.
Ministry Operations Director
Kevin and his wife Margie of more than 40 years have been members of Scranton Road Bible Church since 2010 and have four children and four grandchildren. Kevin has been active in teaching adult bible studies both on Sunday mornings and in K-Groups over the last 10 years. After 40 years in a variety of businesses, he has joined the Scranton staff as the Ministry Operations Director. He looks forward to each new day. One of Kevin’s favorite verses is Ephesians 2:10.
Mark, his wife Candi, and kids Tytus, Zach and Coco have been a part of SRBC since 2017. Before that, Mark spent time as a pastor and church planter here in Cleveland and in Philadelphia, PA. Mark enjoys flight simming and rooting for the Cleveland Guardians.
Children’s Ministry Administrative Coordinator
Lori grew up in Brooklyn, Ohio and started attending SRBC in 1997 where she met her husband Jon. She graduated from BW, while singing with a gospel choir and volunteering with YFC, before working at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland for 8 years in marketing and tourism. She is the only female in a household of 3 awesome sons, her husband, and her 17 lb cat Dusty. She is still in search of her favorite C.S. Lewis quote, but there are too many good ones from which to choose.