This list includes all Pastors, directors, and staff. It also lists volunteers who are Elders and Deacons. We value that people know everyone in leadership at the church.

David Greiner

Lead Pastor

David 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 Pastor of Pauma Valley Community Church in California for five and a half years.

Contact David@Mountainbible.org

Kraig Jones

Associate Pastor

Kraig has been ministering at MBC for nineteen 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 ministies. Some of his favorite things to do outside the office are tennis, hiking, golf, listening to music and reading.

Contact Kraig@Mountainbible.org

Brian Day

Family Pastor

Brian and his wife of 13 years, Stephanie and their three children, Sawyer (9 yrs), Harper (7 yrs) and Poppy (3 yrs), and their Pug, Chub, recently joined Mountain Bible from the San Diego area. They are excited to work with marriages and families raising children, helping to support them on that difficult and worthwhile journey. Brian has served as a pastor for nearly 20 years and is finishing an MDiv degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. Brian enjoys outdoor recreation, SciFi movies, reading and good black coffee.

Contact Brian@Mountainbible.org

Ryan Lashua

Student Ministries Pastor

Ryan grew up just north of Payson in Pine, Arizona. He met his beautiful wife Kassie when he was seventeen. They have been married since 2008 and have two children, a daughter named Emma and a son named Micah. Ryan's interests include: discipling students, reading, music, movies, apologetics, sports, video games, good food, good conversations, and close relationships.

Contact Ryan@mountainbible.com

Adriane Blanco

Worship Pastor

Adriane is a native of Arizona and has been a worship leader and church planter for several churches across the state. He met his wife Catherine at Grand Canyon University and they have three daughters and 1 son, all with interests in the performing arts. Adriane enjoys songwriting and has recorded two Christian music albums of original songs. Outside of the worship arts, Adriane enjoys acting in musicals, plays, and film. He also enjoys the study of martial arts, such as Kung Fu and Tai Chi.

Contact Adriane@Mountainbible.org

Felicia Moore

Children's Ministry Director

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. 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 grew up in the church in Southern California. She has raised 2 sons and 1 daughter and she has 1 grandson and 1 on the way. The Lord brought her to Payson in April 2015 where she resides with her husband David. She enjoys walks, bike rides, horses, gardening, music and singing. Whenever possible it is her joy to travel and visit family. 

Contact Office@Mountainbible.org


Elders are spiritual leaders or shepherds of the church. They provide an essential role of oversight of all financial, organizational and spiritual matters. The elders at Mountain Bible serve a three year term and are selected and voted on by the congregation. Click on each names to email them. 


The word "deacon" means servant. Deacons serve by providing oversight of the practical and physical needs of the church. The Deacons at Mountain Bible serve a three year term and are selected and voted on by the congregation. 

Click on each names to email them.