What to Expect

What to Expect

What to Expect

The elders are the overseers — or shepherds/pastors of this local church. They have the responsibility to give pastoral leadership in the church. Elders must meet the qualifications found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9. You can email the elders at elders@clbcmn.org. 

Aaron Downs

Prior to coming to Crystal Lake as a pastor in September 2018, Aaron served on staff at Eden Baptist Church where he completed a pastoral internship program. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in English from Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, WI., and then graduated with a Master of Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. He is currently completing Midwestern's ThM program. Aaron and his wife, Kate, live in Burnsville, MN. You can contact him at aaron@clbcmn.org. 

Josh Huber

Joshua completed his undergraduate degree in Biblical Counseling at Bob Jones University. He then received his Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Minnesota.  Joshua is married to Shannon and they have a son named Elias.  Joshua and Shannon enjoy coffee, walks with their dog, spending time with people, and raising their son. You can contact him at josh@clbcmn.org