Shannon Caughey

Shannon Caughey

Lead Pastor

I have a long history with TCBC, beginning back in the late 80's when I was a freshman at the University of Illinois.

I grew up in a wonderful Christian family that was actively involved in church, and at the age of 10, I responded to the message of...

Steve Jaeger

Steve Jaeger

Midtown Site Pastor and Spiritual Formation Director

It’s a joy for me to serve as a pastor at the church where God transformed my life as a college student. I first encountered the truth about Jesus at TCBC when I was a freshman at the University of Illinois in aerospace engineering. Having tried (and failed) to build myself a satisfying life through relationships, reputation, and achievement, I learned...

Tom Vang

Tom Vang

Worship Director

Most of our worship happens Monday through Saturday, in our homes, classrooms, offices and neighborhoods. But I have the privilege of leading TCBC in the part that happens on Sunday mornings. Whether young or old, male or female, campus or community, we all have access to our heavenly Father through the finished work of Jesus and the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit. Everyone worships something; it’s my commitment to equip TCBC to...

Kay Miller

Kay Miller

Family Ministry Director

Sunday mornings are always an adventure for me! How many babies will show up in the nursery and will we have enough staff? What visitors will we have in our CE classes? What are the kids excited about this week? What “unexpected adventures” will there be this week? TCBC is an exciting place to be on Sunday mornings....

Ryan George

Ryan George

Youth/Outreach Director

I joined the TCBC staff team in Fall 2015, near the completion of my M.A. degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, IL. I have two main areas of focus: leading TCBC’s youth ministry (junior and senior high), and overseeing all of the church’s outreach ministries — missions, campus ministries, social action, and evangelism.

Kris Hamblin

Kris Hamblin

Administrative Director

I feel fortunate to have grown up in a Christian home with my parents being Godly role models. I became a Christian at a young age when I prayed with a teacher during a Sunday School class. Growing up, my faith in Christ grew and matured as I did.

I have...