Joshua Tanner is the Lead Pastor of Abbott Loop Community Church. He, together with his wife, Joni, started at Abbott Loop as youth pastors before becoming lead pastors in 2008. Their desire is to help inspire the church to live out authentic lives pursuing a genuine love relationship with God and one another. Together with their six awesome kids, they passionately serve the Lord in leading Abbott Loop Community Church.
Some elders are ordained into the “five-fold” ministry to perform specific tasks. They hold one or more of five offices mentioned in Ephesians 4: apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. They are sometimes referred to as “the five-fold ministry.”