Pastor Arol grew up in Southern California and emigrated to the Chicagoland area for college at the Moody Bible Institute where he received his bachelors in Communication and his Masters in Ministry. Arol married the love of his life, Julie, and together they have 4 amazing boys: Micah, Carson, Rylan, and Cohen.
Arol began serving at MBC in 1998 as a student ministries pastor. After ten years working with students Arol shifted gears to serve as the Family Pastor. After three years working with children and parents, Arol now serves as the Lead Pastor of Mission Bible Church. Arol loves creating things: Art, programs, sets, memory making experiences, cups of coffee, etc. He also enjoys hiking, camping, playing video games with his boys, and hanging out with Julie. His passion is to lead people into the adventurous story Jesus has designed us for.