Joshua Monda is the pastor at First Baptist Church of Washington, Illinois. He has previously served as a student pastor for nearly 20 years. These years were spent serving in Missouri, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. He graduated from Hannibal LaGrange University with a B.A. in Christian Education and from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Theological Studies. Currently, he serves on the credentials committee for the Illinois Baptist State association and does many trainings throughout Illinois for Student Ministry. Pastor Josh loves to read, hang out with his family as well as cycling, running, and lifting weights. He also enjoys the outdoors for fishing and hunting. Pastor Josh met his wife Tzigane in high school. They have three children Sarai, Micah, and Zephaniah.