BioJosh was born in Bloomington and has lived in Monroe County his entire life. He started attending Ellettsville Christian Church as a child in the 1980s and was baptized by Greg Bowman at Ellettsville in 1991. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 1994 and attended Indiana University for a time. He began working full time in the construction industry in 1996. He opened Koontz Construction in 2003 and has been building it up ever since. He and his wife Carrie were married in 1997 and have 3 children: Hannah, 22, who lives in Nashville TN; Claudia, 19, who currently attends Ball State and serves on the worship team; and Leah, 13, who attends Edgewood Junior High.
Josh, Carrie, and their family have attended regularly since around 2000. Carrie has served in the children’s ministry, praise team, small groups, and many other ways over the years. Josh has served as a small group leader and on the communion, greeting, and prayer teams over the years. He currently serves in the sound booth on Sunday mornings.