Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

 

Pastor Joshua Van Engen began his ministry with Christ Community Church when he was installed on June 25, 2017.  Pastor Josh, his wife Anne, and three sons came to us from Cedar Christian Reformed Church in Cedar, Iowa.  
 
Pastor Josh grew up in the small rural community of Inwood, Iowa.  He earned an associates degree in horticulture from Southeast Tech in Sioux Falls, South Dakota before attending Dordt College where he earned a B.A. in theology.  Pastor Josh then attended Calvin Seminary in Grand Rapids, MI, graduating with a Master of Divinity degree.
 


Aaron Back, Leader for Youth & Young Adults & WorshipIMG_20160906_142651

Aaron works with our middle school and high school youth, and young adults (both single and married).  Through building relationships, weekly gatherings, teaching and studying the Word, serving together in the community, and special events and trips, he helps to lead in discipleship and “raising up the next generation.”  Aaron and his wife, Kindra, also assist in leading worship in Sunday morning services, leading the praise team, and forming and leading the contemporary Come Alive services on the first and third Sunday evenings of the month.  He also enjoys preaching when given the opportunity, and regularly speaking at school chapels or youth groups.

 

Aaron’s call into ministry came in June of 2006, when he came out of his prodigal lifestyle and submitted to the Holy Spirit’s new plan for him.  The opportunity to lead worship came at Christ Community’s new evening worship, intended to help draw young people to the Lord.  He also started that summer working at the Friendship House, counseling young men who have gotten into trouble, and has been there since.  He served as the worship leader for Connection-Point church plant in Milwaukee from 2008-2009, and then took the call back to Sheboygan in June of 2011.  He is currently in the Leadership Development Network (LDN), a three year track with the CRC, designed to help grow in Biblical and Reformed understanding and preaching skills.
 
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