Pastor KenLead Pastor
Ken Schaap is the Lead Pastor at FaithWay. He and his wife, Candace have been serving people in church ministry since their marriage in 2005. God has given them a love for the broken-hearted by bringing them through unexpected times of tragedy and pain. Through it God has given them a love for each other that shines to all who know them. They are blessed with 3 children, Kenny, Chloe, and Clarke. They love hosting church friends in their home in West Chester and serving the people at FaithWay. Together, their desire is to help and/or serve anyone in the community who needs it. Ken was a college teacher of Biblical Theology and practical ministry for 7 years before moving to start FaithWay. He is a golfer, sports fan, murder mystery junkie, coffee addict (Starbuck’s) and gun enthusiast. You may read his musings on his personal blog at kenschaap.com.
Pastor JerodTeaching Pastor
Jerod Long is the Teaching Pastor at FaithWay. He and his wife, Candice, have been serving in church ministry since their marriage in 2006. They have two boys, Croix (7) and Jude (4). Jude is currently undergoing treatments at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for a brain tumor. Jerod was a high school Math and Bible teacher for 7 years before moving to help start FaithWay. He is a scholar of Biblical Hebrew, avid reader, and music connoisseur who loves coffee (Dunkin’ Donuts).
Pastor NateChildren's Pastor
Nathan Beil along with his wife, Tara were part of the original church start team. Nate has been involved in the launch of 3 churches in the last 5 years all of which continue to thrive today. He has served as a youth pastor and college recruiter and has a passion for world missions. He currently oversees the children’s program and the Senior Care services. He also helps with the music. He likes to fish, grill-out at his home in Mason, play basketball, and read about military history. He and Tara have 1 girl, Taylor Jane.
Pastor MikeDirector of Mens Ministry
Mike Bailey is an army veteran, husband to Brenda of 30+ years, and father to 3 adult daughters, 2 of whom live in the area and serve as members at FaithWay. He is a sportsman, and proud grandfather who has a passion for God’s Word. Mike directs the men’s ministry at FaithWay and has been attending since the first week.
Pastor ToddMedia Director
Todd Brown joined the leadership team at FaithWay in 2016. He is a veteran with nearly a decade of service in the Marines and Navy. Before joining FaithWay, Todd served as Lead Pastor in churches in California, Michigan, and Ohio before helping a new church plant in Cincinnati. Todd serves in a variety of roles at FaithWay but mainly oversees the media and marketing responsibilities. He and his wife, Tina, have 4 children who are all active members at FaithWay. Tina serves as a ladies’ small group leader and volunteers her time to serve in several different capacities.