Joel is the Pastor of Worship & Formation at Grace Mosaic, a vibrant, cross-cultural congregation of the Grace DC Network in NE Washington DC. He holds a BM in Piano from Belmont University in Nashville, TN and an MDIV from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Joel has served as a worship director for the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America, the Forum on Faith & Culture, the Leadership Development & Resource Conference (LDR), and the Beautiful Orthodoxy Conference. He writes and curates spiritual formation materials including daily prayer books, liturgies, and devotionals for the Christian Year. Joel loves to perform, create, and arrange music for both the sanctuary and the club. His wife, Melissa, is the sunshine of his life and their three boys–Oscar, Thelonius (Theo), and Wynton–are beautiful treasures and joyful companions for their life together in northeast DC.