Staff

Pastoral Staff

Steve Morgan
Lead Pastor
Steve started Blue Sky Church in Bellevue, WA with a team of people during the summer of 2004. He was previously the lead pastor of Vine Church in Carbondale, Illinois (a university student based church planted in 1995). Steve is now the planting pastor of Joshua Church. His main responsibilities at Joshua Church include teaching, leader development, and overseeing other pastors and staff. Steve also oversees our network of churches. You might call him a busy guy. Steve and his wife, Shu-hui, have four great kids. If you would like to contact Steve Morgan, you can email his network assistant John-Anthony Owen.
Brian Schneider
Pastor
Brian oversees the staff and daily operations, university student outreach and preaches. He also leads one of our small groups. Brian and his wife Maile, have two energetic little boys.
John-Anthony Owen
Pastor
John-Anthony oversees all of our events, is the assistant to our network of churches, and leads our high school middle school group. John-Anthony also leads one of our small groups. He and his wife Caris spend their weekends getting acclimated to all that Austin has to offer.

Support Staff

Chris Miller
Worship Leader
Originally from Sandusky, Ohio, Chris relocated to Seattle in May of 2004 to help start Blue Sky Church, and is now proud to call himself a Texan. In addition to leading worship and training new leaders, Chris oversees our network worship, leads a Small Group, and does all of our graphic design. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Kendall, and his two boys, Samuel and Simeon.
Lauren Kayahara
Kids Director
Lauren is our Kids Director and coordinates our kids program curriculum, volunteers, and classrooms. Lauren has a great heart and takes great care of both the kids and teachers.
Sarah Erickson
Bookkeeper
Sarah is our bookkeeper/accountant. Her responsibilities include organizing the church finances, budgets, and bank accounts. Sarah and her husband Joshua have 3 amazing kids.