Our Pastors

Brian Merz

Lead Pastor

Brian grew up in the north side of Boise and is glad that he still gets to live here. He received a BS in Interpersonal Communications with a Math Minor from the University of Idaho in 1987 and a MA in Biblical Studies and Ministry from the Cole Center for Biblical Studies in 1991. He has served on the staff of Summit Church since October 1991. He's been married to his wife Angela since 1989 and together they have two children, Isabella and Benjamin.

Chad Marvin

Worship Pastor

Throughout his 25 years of experience as a worship pastor, Chad has helped fuel the vision and ignite the mission of worship teams and their churches throughout the U.S. and abroad. His long artistic directing career to churches has helped many students and interns pave their way to successful careers in worship and arts. 

Ryan Keen

Pastor of Families & Children

Ryan Keen left California for Idaho in search of a better life. And Idaho is where he met his wife, Rachel. Ryan is passionate about the Bible and believes we don’t just learn from it, but that it has authority over us and the power to transform our lives. As the Associate Pastor, Ryan primarily serves our family and children’s ministry teams.  He is also involved in family ministry. Ryan holds a BA in Christian Education Ministries with a minor in Biblical Studies from Biola University and a Master of Divinity from Talbot. 

Josh Anderson

youth Pastor

Josh is the son of a church planter, and has been around ministry his entire life. He went to Boise Bible College from 2015-2019 and graduated with his BA in Preaching. Then, after working briefly as a youth pastor, he received his MA from Johnson University in Strategic Ministry Leadership. He has been on staff with Summit since August 2021 and cannot wait to continue serving God in the youth ministry. He is in charge of both the youth ministry and digital communications.