Jon is an elder and has been our teaching pastor since 2010. He graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1997 and then Southern Seminary in 2002 and 2007. His passion is teaching expositionally, discipling men, and leading the church in terms of vision and organization. Jon and his wife, Becky, have five daughters.
Steve is an elder and serves as our Worship and Counseling Pastor. He began his ministry leading worship at Hume Lake Christian Camp. He then served churches mostly in California. Steve has degrees from Whitworth University and Liberty Seminary. Steve is our newest pastor, arriving in 2020. Steve and Danelle have four adult children, two of whom are married, and two grandchildren.
Worship and Counseling Pastor
Spencer came to MBC in 2023 as our Family Minister. He actually worked with MBC whilst in college as an intern, and then later as a pastoral resident after he graduated. He is an alumni of The Master's University (2017) and The Master's Seminary (2023) and worked for several years at Grace Community Church. Spencer is the blessed husband of Sara and father of Liam and Colette.
Keoki and his wife, Tiffany, came to MBC in 2020 and jumped in immediately getting involved in many aspects of the church. After 22 years as a flight attendant for Hawaiian Airlines, Keoki agreed to become our business administrator. Keoki is also a fireman for the Honolulu Fire Department. He and Tiffany are the loving parents of two sons.
After a 23-year hiatus from being a secretary, the burgeoning need at MBC convinced Becky to join in as the MBC part-time church secretary. Becky also leads our very vibrant Women's ministry, Women of the Word. According to Jon (Becky's husband), Becky is an "Expert wife and mother; the quintessential woman!"
By trade, Michael is a molecular biologist and is a professor at Chaminade University. Michael joined the staff in 2021 to oversee the A/V. He and his wife, Clair, immigrated from Germany and Scotland, respectively, and are the proud parents of four children.
Tanner has been a part of MBC since he was a child - many in his family have been a part of MBC since the 1970s. Tanner serves MBC as our janitor, tirelessly preparing our facility for its use. Tanner is also a graduate student at the University of Hawaii working on a Master's Degree in math.