TRENT THOMAS ELDER & CO-PASTOR

Trent is a member of our preaching team.

He is the happily wedded husband of Rhonda and best buddy of Riley, their rowdy and rambunctious standard schnauzer.

He is certified in Advanced Cultural Intelligence and Unconscious Bias training by the globally recognized Cultural Intelligence Center.

Trent earned a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Hampton University in Virginia, a Master of Arts degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago and a doctorate in Global Leadership from Alliance Theological Seminary in NYC. He is also a graduate of the Arrow Leadership Program, an international organization committed to developing Christian leaders.

Prior to entering ministry, Trent spent several years in the music industry as a Producer/Songwriter/Musician and Music Publisher.  He worked with several major record labels and was a songwriter/publisher with music publishing giant, Warner/Chappell for several years.  The highlight of the co-publishing venture with Warner/Chappell was earning a gold record for his work on the title track of a major motion picture.

Trent was also an adjunct professor of Music Business for ten years at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio and is currently an adjunct professor of Biblical and Historical Worship at Crown College in Minnesota.

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