Josh Wolford has been the lead pastor at Carlyle Christian Church since June, 2011. Josh was born in Indiana, but as a pastor’s son himself, he also spent time growing up in Cisne, Illinois and Florissant, Missouri.
After high school, Josh went to St. Louis Christian College to pursue a ministry degree. He received a B.S. in Christian Education. Following graduation, Josh served as sports and activities director at Harvester Christian Church in St. Charles, Missouri for a couple of years before being called to youth ministry. He became the youth minister at the First Christian Church of Greensburg, Indiana, the same church his father is the senior minister. After 9 years at FCC, Josh was called to preaching ministry and that led him to Carlyle Christian Church.
Josh is an ordained minister and in addition to being a graduate of SLCC, he also received an M.A. in Spiritual Formation from Lincoln Christian University. Josh and Jaime have been married since 2001. They have 3 children: Myles, Blake and Skye. Josh and Jaime are passionate about God, the church and about leading others to Christ. They both love God whole-heartedly and pray often that the people of Carlyle would come to know His love and mercy in a personal, life-changing way.