Dr. JP Vick became the Lead Pastor of Northside in 2019. JP is married to Christie and they have four children: Ryder, Jerzy, Vesper, and Ronen. Pastor JP and Christie met while attending Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. After graduating, the young couple moved to Illinois, married, and began working in fulltime ministry. They have been youth pastors, staff pastors, church planters/lead pastor, and doctoral program coordinator/professor. Pastor JP holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and completed his Doctor of Ministry in 2018 at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary at Evangel University, Springfield, MO. Pastor JP is an Ordained Minister and Christie a Licensed Minister, both with the General Council of the Assemblies of God.