Meet our Pastors, Staff, Elders and Deacons

David Greiner

Lead Pastor

David (Pastor Dave) is no stranger to Payson having served as the Lead Pastor of Mountain Bible from 1994-2004. During their time away, David and his wife Patty planted a church in Yuma where he served as Lead Pastor for six and a half years. After their time in Yuma, David served as Lead Pastor of Pauma Valley Community Church in California for five and a half years.  He has been back at Mountain Bible serving as Lead Pastor since 2016.

Contact David@Mountainbible.org

Kraig Jones

Associate Pastor

Kraig has been ministering at MBC for twenty one years. Kraig and his wife, Pam have three children and five grandchildren. Kraig's passion is teaching the Word of God, discipleship, and helping people grow closer to Jesus through various ministries. Some of his favorite things to do outside the office are tennis, hiking, golf, listening to music and reading.

Contact Kraig@Mountainbible.org

billy spalding

associate pastor

Billy, along with his wife Emme, has been in ministry for many years in many capacities. They have 3 wonderful children and love living in Payson. Billy is passionate about helping people come to know Jesus and grow in their relationship with Him. He loves communicating God's word. He believes strong godly community and a good knowledge of the scriptures are essential for a healthy spiritual life. Billy loves to travel and experience diverse cultures, enjoys golf, tennis, getting outdoors, and time with good friends.

Contact Billy@Mountainbible.org

Daniel Newberry

youth pastor

Daniel has been serving in ministry with his wife Rachel, and before they were married.  He strongly believes that accurate exposition of scripture is vital for effective Youth Ministry, and that the teaching of scripture is strengthened when paired with meaningful relationships.  His desire is for Youth Ministry to be a home for the lost, broken, and those searching for truth.  He is currently studying Theology and Culture at Moody Bible Institute.  In his free time, Daniel enjoys hiking, writing photography, and all things comic book related.

Contact Daniel@Mountainbible.org

Felicia Moore

Children's Ministry Pastor

Felicia has been in children's ministry for 10 years and the director for 5 years. She is passionate for all children to know God's Word and to feel His unconditional love for them! She is married to her best friend Brandon, and they have five amazing children and one grandson. Felicia loves living an active life from working out, hiking, playing softball and is very passionate about serving others. Felicia will always be the one to make you smile with positive encouragement or her quick sense of humor.

Contact Felicia@Mountainbible.org

Brendilee DeSoto

Church Secretary

Brendilee (Brendi) grew up in the church in Southern California  where she sang and performed in choirs, musicals and worship teams, worked with children and youth ministries, and worked part time for a season with her now mother-in-law in the church office.  The Lord brought her to Payson in April 2015 where she resides with her husband David. Between them they have 4 children, two grandsons and two granddaughters.  She LOVES horses, enjoys walks, bike rides, gardening, organizing, decorating, a little painting, music and singing, and visiting family. 

Contact Office@Mountainbible.org


Elders are spiritual leaders, or shepherds of the church. They provide an essential role in oversight of all financial, organizational, and spiritual matters. 

  • Mike Foil

    Head Elder

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  • Jesse Clark

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  • Brian Goble

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  • Jeremy Hoff

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  • Craig Mathews

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  • Jim Olsson

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The word "deacon" means servant. Deacons serve by providing oversight in the practical and physical needs of the church. 

  • Gary Barcom

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  • Kurt Clark

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  • John Evans

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  • Spencer patton

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  • Corky Schumacher

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  • Dave Yoder

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