Meet Our Staff

Josh Beutow

Senior Pastor

Pastor Josh is the founding and senior pastor. He was born in Tennessee and grew up in Danvers, IL.

He is passionate about preaching Biblical truth as plainly and practically as possible.

Josh, his wife, Misty, and their three children live in Tremont.



Ben Hart

Music & Youth Pastor

Pastor Ben was born into a preacher’s home and trusted Christ as his Saviour in 2004.

Ben is an accomplished musician with a heart and passion for music and youth ministry.

Ben and his wife, Alisa, live in Pekin.



Screen Shot 2015-07-10 at 2.15.53 PMAndrew Linder

Administrative & Children’s Pastor

Pastor Andrew is passionate about ministering to kids and their families, as well as equipping other parents and ministry leaders to do the same. He founded KidzBlast Ministries in 2008, which provides effective and proven children’s ministry resources at  He also blogs about parenting and children’s ministry at

Andrew, his wife, Charity, and their four children relocated back to central Illinois in 2015.