MEET THE TEAM

 

Bill Giallourakis

Lead Pastor


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Pastor Bill has a passion for teaching and preaching the truth of the gospel.  He’s a communicator, and he has a story to tell.  Originally an atheist and anti-Christian activist, Pastor Bill came to faith in Christ as an 18-year-old young man.

Pastor Bill has been working in ministry since 2006.  With experience as a pastoral staff member and a professor at a Christian college, he is eager to lead our pastoral team during this vibrant season of ministry.


Fun Facts About Bill

Passions
Clear communication, life application, doctrinal accuracy, discipleship, spiritual health, Family, healthy living, dachshunds
Education
B.S. in Computer & Information Science,Ohio State University, 2006
B.A. in Japanese, Ohio State University, 2006
M. Min., Crown Seminary, 2007
M. Div., Crown Seminary, 2009
Ph.D. in Biblical Studies (New Testament), Piedmont International University, ongoing
Hobbies
Nerdy fiction books, hunting & shooting sports, BJJ, board games
Favorite Bible Passage
Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. – 1 Cor. 16:13
Influenced By
Clarence Sexton, Knoxville, TN Alan Jenkins, North Olmsted, OH Charles Keen, Milford, OH Dan Wolvin, Columbus, OH
Favorite Books
Dangerous Calling by Paul Tripp Lectures to My Students by Charles Spurgeon Essentialism by Greg McKeown
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“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.” 2 Peter 3:18