Elder Bios for 4.28.19

Biographies of Elder Nominees


Bio for Chris Firestone
Chris Firestone has been a member of the church for 17 years, and has been a Christian since childhood. He graduated with an MA from TEDS in 1993. He previously served as an Elder from 2008 to 2014, and Elder Chairman from 2011 to 2014. He is a philosophy professor at Trinity College. He and his wife Beth met at Trinity in 1991 and were married at St. Louis Park Evangelical Free Church in Minnesota in 1992; they have five children: Hannah, Matthew, Emma, Rebekah, and Andrew. The first is in college, the second is in the Army, the third and fourth are at Deerfield High School, and the fifth is home schooled in 7th grade.

 
 
 
 
Bio for Paul Bialek
Paul Bialek has been a member of the church for 23 years, and has been a Christian since 1984. He previously served as an Elder from 2009 to 2015. He is a mathematics professor at Trinity. He and his wife Nancy were married at North Suburban in 1998; they have three daughters: Miranda, Summer, and Annalise.