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Leaders & Staff

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers,
to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.
(Eph 4:11-12)

Marshall Posey

Lead Pastor/Elder

Marshall grew up in Northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities where he has developed an affection for this area with a desire to see the gospel go forth here. Most importantly, he loves Jesus. He also loves his wife of 25 years, Becky, and their three children Mia, Sydney and Caleb. His hobbies include hiking with the family, reading books on theology, running, biking, and swimming. He enjoys watching the Tour de France and tennis. Marshall loves the gospel and would relish the opportunity to explore its depth and beauty over a cup of coffee with you (although he will most likely just drink water).

Dan Johnson


Dan grew up in central Texas and met the Savior just out of high school. He moved to Minnesota after college at the invitation of a friend who pastored a church in North Minneapolis. There he met and married his wife, Dianne. They have five children, eight grandchildren and live in Brooklyn Park. He spent his career in health care and health care education. Dan loves the Word. He has a heart for hurting people and is committed to seeing godly men and women living faithfully at home, in the community, and in the workplace. He enjoys spending time with Dianne and their family, exploring area parks…and loves a good story! Beverage of choice? Iced tea: plain, dark, and unsweetened!

Andrea Tyson

Director for Community Life and Women's Discipling

Andrea Tyson is passionate about the gospel and making disciples who make disciples. She served at New Hope Church for 14 years as the Director of Women’s Ministries. She has Communication and Bible Majors along with an Intercultural Studies minor from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul and a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from Providence Theological Seminary. Andrea enjoys playing games, Ultimate Frisbee, watching decorating shows, traveling, hiking in the sunshine, and eating raised vanilla frosted sprinkled doughnuts. She loves quality time and meaningful conversations as she builds relationships and comes alongside people- with no greater joy than to know and follow Jesus more whole-heartedly together. 

Jerry Posey


Bobby Kunkle

Pastoral Assistant and Worship Ministries Leader

Bobby grew up in Omaha, NE. In his elementary years, he developed a love for creativity, which eventually blossomed into his love for music. His main "axe" is the piano, and he loves composing and arranging for various ensembles. He toured for 9 years performing keyboards with the band Mannheim Steamroller. At age 19, Bobby was given a new, greater love: the Bible. This new affection led Bobby to study at Grace University and Spurgeon College, from which he graduated with a degree in biblical studies. Along the way, Bobby met another Bible-lover, Sarah, and they were married in 2013. Bobby and Sarah have three energetic, joy-filled little ones. Having served 10 years in pastoral ministry in Nebraska, the Kunkle's moved to the Twin Cities for Bobby to pursue a Masters of Divinity at Bethlehem College & Seminary. Bobby loves the church, the Sunday gathering, and teaching the Bible. He enjoys walking, biking, disc golf, and adventures with his family.