|John Foss, Associate Pastor of Family Ministries|
The Bible records the apostle Paul saying that God "gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ." (Eph 4:11-12) While likely an oversimplification, if I am lovingly equipping the body of Christ at Osco Community Church for the work of ministry, I consider myself succeeding in my calling here.
I am thankful to strive for this mission in a passionate, Bible-believing body of Christ-followers. I am also overwhelmingly thankful to do so alongside my wife, Marissa, who I married in September of 2018. We met at Grace College & Theological Seminary while I was earning a Master of Arts in Local Church Ministry.
My hobbies include board games, video games, reading, walking outside, watching NFL games (Da Bears!), disc golf, and jigsaw puzzles. I'm also learning to appreciate the value of a solid nap.