Scott Gourley – Senior Pastor
Scott received his call to preach when he was 16-years-old. Upon completing high school, he attended Grand Canyon University, where he earned a BA in Creative Arts in Worship. Afterwards, Scott spent 12 years in the wilderness as an English teacher in secondary education. In September of 2007, God called Scott to plant The Way Fellowship Church. In 2011, he graduated from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Divinity. He is currently enrolled in the Doctorate of Ministry program at Gateway Seminary. He has been married to his beautiful wife, Christy, for 16 years. They have three boys—Geoffrey, Jonathan, and Jacob—and a beautiful girl, named Mia.
Joel Larson – Administrative Pastor
Joel joined the Lord’s family during Vacation Bible School at age five. He finally listened to the Lord’s calling in 1996 at age 21 and said he would follow Jesus anywhere and do anything except serve as a pastor or a chaplain, but God had other plans. In 2002, Joel graduated from Grand Canyon University with a B.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies and spent the next 10 years serving as a church office manager. Joel graduated from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2013 with a Masters in Divinity and Liberty University in August 2016 with a Masters of Human Services Counseling. He currently works at a local hospital as a chaplain. Joel serves at The Way Fellowship Church as an Elder and works to oversee technology. Joel is married to his beautiful wife Carrie, and they have two boys, Christopher and Matthew.
Kyle Hall – Discipleship Pastor
Kyle began truly walking with God when he was 18 and just starting college. He was called into ministry at age 21 and soon afterward graduated from Arizona State University in 2007 with a BA in History. After finishing college, Kyle began working as a campus missionary to college students. He served from 2007-2015 leading ministry on college campuses in the West Valley. Kyle also graduated from Golden Gate Baptist Seminary with a Master of Theological Studies degree in 2011. Kyle serves The Way Fellowship Church as Pastor of Discipleship and Evangelism. Kyle has been married to his beautiful wife Mallery since 2010. They have one daughter – Natalia, and three sons – Ty, Nathan, and Eli.
Carrie Larson – Worship Leader
Wife to Joel and mom to Christopher and Matthew, Carrie is currently working in the education field and working toward a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership degree at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.
“I have had a song stuck in my head since I was very little. I was constantly humming or singing a tune. I was also the loudest singer in music class at school. I am passionate about enabling the church to worship ‘in spirit and in truth.’ My hope for The Way Fellowship Church is that we would be a worshiping people focused on following Jesus. I pray that as we go out from the church to our normal, everyday lives, the light of Jesus is evident in us because we have encountered Him in a special way.”