Leadership

Ray Johnston

Pastor Speaker Author

Founding Senior Pastor | Bayside Church

Ray Johnston is the Senior Pastor of Bayside Church in Granite Bay, Ca. A 20-year veteran of both youth and adult ministry, he’s the founding pastor of Bayside Church, which has grown to over 20,000 in twenty years. A veteran pastor and visionary leader, Ray believes that the church is called to outreach, spiritual growth and equipping our leaders. In addition to his tireless efforts at Bayside, Ray serves as president of Developing Effective Leaders and has authored four books, all of which contain his trademark wit and dynamic style. Ray also speaks frequently at conferences, leadership training events, family camps and national youth events.

Andrew McCourt

Pastor Speaker

Senior Campus Pastor | Bayside Granite Bay

Originally from Northern Ireland, Andrew has been in active ministry for over 20 years and travels extensively sharing the Christian message in a creative, humorous and challenging style. He is committed first and foremost to building local churches and raising up multigenerational leaders. As the husband to Isabelle and father of four children, life is never dull, however he still finds the time to enjoy running, mountains and French food!

Curt Harlow

Pastor Speaker

Senior Campus Pastor | Bayside Granite Bay

Before coming to Bayside, Curt spent almost three decades working with teens and 20 somethings as a missionary to college students. Curt communicates in a hilarious style that will make you laugh hard and then think even harder. Most of all, he will challenge you to find grace inspired ways to apply truth in everyday life. He has been married to Kelly, his graphic designer wife and partner in ministry, for 30 years and they have three children.

Mark Clark

Pastor Speaker Author

Senior Campus Pastor | Bayside Granite Bay

Mark Clark founded Village Church, a multi-site church with locations in multiple cities across Canada and online around the world, that seeks to reach skeptics and challenge Christians. He is now Senior Pastor at Bayside Church in Granite Bay, a suburb of Sacramento, California. He is the author of The Problem of Jesus (Zondervan, 2021) and The Problem of God (Zondervan, 2017) winner of the 2018 Word Award for Evangelism. Mark has been the subject of several articles in Christianity Today and Outreach Magazine voted him one of the Top 26 Leaders to Watch. He has three beautiful daughters with his wife, Erin, and their three daughters.