Montgomery County Campus Pastor, Teaching Pastor
Mike Kelsey is Campus Pastor at the McLean Bible Church Montgomery County location, and a member of the Teaching Team. Prior to, Mike served faithfully in other pastoral roles including, Pastor of MBC’s Frontline Silver Spring. Born into a strong lineage of Washington, D.C. pastors, that includes both his father and grandfather, Mike grew up with a strong foundation in the Gospel. He is married to his college sweetheart, Ashley, and they have two young children, Ava, Michael III, and one on the way.
Director of Worship
Originally from Savannah, GA, Nick came on staff with MBC in 2009 after completing his undergrad in Worship and Music Studies at Liberty University. Nick has served MBC in various worship roles including Worship Pastor for The Gathering College Ministry and Worship Leader for the Frontline Tysons Young Adult Ministry. In the fall of 2012, Nick stepped in to a new pastoral role as the Campus Director for the College Ministry at American University (AU). During his time at AU, Nick preached weekly, led a time of student leaders, and led multiple outreach events aimed at reaching AU's campus for Christ. Nick will be leading worship at MBC Montgomery County as well as helping to shape the Men's Discipleship program.
Director of Ministry Operations
Originally from Florida, Angel moved to the DC area in 2003. She started out as a volunteer in the small group ministry at the Tysons and Arlington campuses. She was part of the launch team for the Arlington campus. She came on staff in 2010 to launch the MBC Bethesda campus. She is excited to now serve on the MBC Montgomery County Campus Team in the role of Discipleship. Her passion is helping others understand God’s desire for a relationship with Him and equipping them to grow through the study and application of His Word. She also loves using her strategic gifts to build leaders and “equip the saints for the work of ministry”. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Theology at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Pastor of The Rock Student Ministries
Andrew was born and raised in Maryland. He gave his life to Christ at the age 11 but didn't take his faith in Christ seriously until he got older. After graduating from Southern Maryland Christian Academy he spent a year attending a local college without a clue of his future plans. Once he lost his best friend from high school in a car accident Andrew realized the truth in James 4:14 "yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes." Drew then felt led by God to pursue Christian education at Washington Bible College where he received his B.A. in Biblical Studies and a minor in counseling/psychology. Upon graduating he pursued and obtained a Masters in Human Services Counseling (Marriage & Family Therapy) with Liberty University's online program. Throughout his years as a college student Andrew was heavily involved as a volunteer youth leader, childrens bible school teacher and on occasion preacher to the adult congregation at his childhood church. He worked at Naval Support Activity Bethesda for a few years teaching and impacting the lives of preschoolers and toddlers. Andrew has been married for the last 4 years to his beautiful wife Dina and has a son named Ezra who is a year old. Andrew enjoys basketball, Xbox (NBA2K & Halo), movies and dancing randomly with his son! He is passionate about sharing the gospel with teens and encouraging them to live unashamed lives for Christ.
Director of Kid's Quest
Sarah was born and raised in Gaithersburg, MD until the age of 11 when she and her family moved to the suburbs of Philadelphia. However, God brought her back to DC when she attended American University, getting her degree in Public Communication and Political Science. It was through her time with the Gathering college ministry, that God changed Sarah’s heart forever and she accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior. During her last two years in college, Sarah worked with the Operations team at Kid’s Quest Tysons until she graduated in 2011. After graduation, Sarah spent 9 months in California for a student ministry internship. During that time away, God revealed to her that He had given her a heart and passion for reaching DC with the Gospel, specifically with children and their families. Sarah and her husband Thomas feel so blessed to be a part of MBC Montgomery County and love serving alongside the body of Christ here!
Associate Director of Kid's Quest
Lillian was born in Pennsylvania but grew up in Montgomery County, MD, and is so thankful to be part of the MBC Montgomery County team! She has previously worked in the business sector in consulting and as a corporate attorney. After then spending time to focus on her family, she’s very excited to be helping the MBC Montgomery County campus grow and share the hope of Jesus Christ with the surrounding community! Lillian has a B.A. from the University of MD, College Park and a J.D. from Boston College Law School. Boston is especially close to her heart since she moved there for graduate school but ended up staying for 12 years after she met her husband, Drew. Lillian and Drew live in Gaithersburg with their three children, Anna, Wesley and Emery.