Phil Severn

Lead Pastor

Phil Severn began serving as the Lead Pastor in December of 2017.  Before coming to North Park, he served in Student Ministries for 17 years.  He loves people and loves preaching God’s Word.  His preaching emphasizes that true and ultimate satisfaction can only be found in Jesus.  He received his Masters from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary and his undergrad degree from Cornerstone University. He married Sandy in 2002, and they have two kids in elementary school (Joshua and Carter).  Khai has also become part of their family after living in their house as an exchange student.  He is currently a student at Cedarville University.  The Severns love to play games, go on day trips to Grand Haven, go to the zoo, and many other activities.  Although Sandy does not like sports, Phil and Joshua go to a lot of sporting events while Sandy and Carter go on “mommy dates.”