Elders

Elders

Josh Fenska

Josh Fenska serves as lead pastor at Redeemer Community Church in Aurora. Josh and Katie are raising 5 kids, the younger 2 joining their family via adoption. Josh also teaches at Aurora University and serves on the steering committee for the Chicago Chapter of The Gospel…

Jason Mead

Jason came to Redeemer in 2016 and  decided to make it his church home because  he loved the biblically sound teaching, the outstanding and friendly people, and the heart of service he saw in many of the people.  Jason is married to Brooke and has two young daughters. He is a high…

Michael VanHuis

Michael grew up in southern Michigan and attended Hope College (Holland, MI), where he met his wife Laura. Since then, they have lived in Naperville, Ghana West Africa, Orlando, and now in Aurora, IL since October of 2010. Along they…

Ken Wahrman

Ken and his wife, Sue, have been at Redeemer since its inception in 1998. Ken grew up in Oklahoma, came to Illinois to attend Western Illinois University, and then met Sue at a discipleship training school (YWAM) in Tacoma Washington that did missions work in the Philippines. Ken…

Matt Mull

Matt has a passion to see the Bible come alive in people’s lives through teaching and application. Matt grew up on the west side of Aurora, and aside from living in Israel for two years and going to seminary, has lived here his whole life. Matt met his wife Tori at Aurora…

Josh Anderson

Josh believes deeply in one another ministry, and he loves to walk alongside people as they grow in knowing and cherishing King Jesus. Josh grew up in Arizona and southern California and came to Illinois to attend Wheaton College. He met his wife Kimberly there, and they were…

Tom Bonenberger

Tom doesn’t play games – literally; he would rather talk with people, finding out what makes them unique. This others-focused trait has come by grace and through difficulty, but it makes him a good candidate for his position as…