Joey accepted the call to serve as pastor-teacher of Newtown Bible Church in August 2008. He received both his B.A from Master's College and M.Div. from The Master's Seminary in 2008 and his Ph.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joey began attending Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, CA, in 1996 as a new believer and was a member for 11 years before coming to CT. At Grace Community Church, he served as a pastoral intern in the Children's Ministry and then as an intern with Development at The Master's Seminary. Joey is married to Trish and they have been blessed with three girls.