Pastor John has been at Beacon since 1981. He grew up in Warren, MI. He felt the call to ministry while at Camp Chautauqua in August, 1973. Pastor John graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts degree of Theology. He also holds a Master’s Degree from Liberty University in Pastoral Counseling. John is married to Rhonda, and they have four children; Adam (Jessica), Jordan (Hunter), Jennie (Jared), and Matthew. Pastor John teaches the Young Adults United class and oversees the daily organization of the church. John is actively involved in the community having served for 19 years on the Taylor Board of Education. He presently is chairman of the Michigan Baptist Bible Fellowship. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and also traveling. Rev. Reilly became the Senior Pastor at Beacon on December 31st, 2017.