Staff

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BILL BORINSTEIN
SENIOR PASTOR 

Bill was born and raised in Indianapolis Indiana. He got his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. He became a successful business owner specializing in Construction, Real Estate Development, and Restaurant Ownership and Development. In 1997 Bill moved with his wife Pam and boys from Las Vegas to Dallas. After attending a Christmas Eve Service at Prestonwood, Bill and Pam embraced Jesus as Lord and Savior on January 11, 1998.

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DUSTIN BLATNIK
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Dustin Blatnik grew up in Tacoma, Washington, where he and his wife Trina became friends in 9th grade, and were married in 2002. Dustin surrendered his life to Jesus at the age of 15 and is passionate about being a Christian husband, father, and friend. He and Trina are blessed with three talented children: Eliana, Naomi, and Dustin. They moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2016 to serve in full time ministry. Music was popular in Dustin’s home growing up and he received his first electric guitar at the age of nine.  Since junior high school, he has performed with and led many bands. 
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JOHANNES BREMICKER

MINISTRY COORDINATOR 

Johannes and his wife Lea both grew up close to Frankfurt, Germany and have been married for 13 years. They have three wonderful children, Carl, Elise and Amon. Johannes met Jesus at age 20 and since then has been involved with church planting, worship leading and serving in various other areas - predominantly in Germany. In 2015, God called him and his family to Arizona, to lead the US subsidiary of a large European hardware manufacturer. While God blessed his years in business, Lea consistently prayed that they one day would be more involved in serving at church again. In early 2021, God answered that prayer by opening unexpected doors in ministry which eventually led him to Hope later that year. 

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ALIVIA SIMPSON
CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR
Alivia was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She grew up very active in the church, serving alongside her family in the children’s ministry and foster care. After graduating high school, she lived overseas teaching English to students and doing mission work for a year. Alivia currently attends Grand Canyon University where she is earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in children’s psychology. Alivia officially joined the team in August of 2020, serving as the Hope Children’s Director. For fun, Alivia enjoys hanging out with her family and friends, running, and reading.

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GRACIE GRETTENBERGER
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Gracie enjoyed growing up in the church, volunteering, and serving at youth events and summer camps. Gracie is a recent graduate of Grand Canyon University, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Marketing and Advertising. This past summer, she moved to Colorado where she lead mountain backpacking expeditions and ministered to high school youth groups. In her free time, she loves to enjoy creation by hiking, camping, and surfing. Gracie joined the Hope staff in August 2021, serving under administration and media. 

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CHRIS JENNINGS
WORSHIP DIRECTOR 
Chris was born in southern California but was raised in Glendale, Arizona. Growing up as a pastor’s kid, he was actively involved in church ministry and began leading worship in his youth group. Chris attended Grand Canyon University where he led worship for chapel services while earning his Bachelor’s in Christian Studies. At GCU, he also met his wife, Nikki and they now have three beautiful children. After occasionally leading worship at Hope, Chris officially joined the team in August in 2019, serving as the worship director. For fun, Chris enjoys hanging out with his family, eating Mexican food and arguing about fantasy football.

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ARWEN GILBERT
WORSHIP INTERN
Arwen grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She grew up very active in her church, was very involved in her youth ministry, and started a youth worship band. Throughout high school, Arwen felt a calling to ministry and decided to follow that calling to Grand Canyon University. She is currently getting her degree in Worship Arts with an emphasis in worship ministry. Arwen joined Hope in August of 2021 and is looking forward to becoming apart of the church family. Arwen enjoys camping and all things outdoors, coffee, and thrift shopping. 

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BRANDON CRUSE
WORSHIP ASSISTANT
Brandon was born and raised in Tempe, AZ.  Brandon grew up attending and Serving in church which ignited a zealousness for God and a passion to create an atmosphere to worship Jesus. Outside of Church, Brandon is  a student at Grand Canyon University with a major in Communications (class of 2022). At Grand Canyon University he plays drums for GCU Worship and is also part of GCU Tech. Brandon has been in his position at Hope Bible since October of 2020, serving as a Worship Assistant. For fun, Brandon collects vinyl records.
 

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Sorryayda (Zoey) was born in Tucson, Arizona and lived most her life in Los Angeles, California. Zoey came to know the Lord when she was a teenager through serving as a sound engineer at her local church. Zoey attended Grand Canyon University, were she was on the Worship Tech Team and graduated with her bachelor's in Business Administration in 2021. Zoey joined Hope Bible in June 2021 and decided to further her education by starting her Master's in Psychology at Grand Canyon University (Class of 2023). For fun, Zoey likes to read, watch movies. and explore the art of makeup. 

ZOEY MEDINA
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

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PAM BORINSTEIN
WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY LEADER
Pam was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the late 70’s she started a career in the real estate industry, going from sales into real estate development. She led one of the largest women owned businesses in the state of Nevada. She met Bill in 1990, they married, and had two boys together, along with a son from Bill’s prior marriage,. In 1997 they moved to Dallas, Texas where for the first time she was invited to church and heard the life-changing gospel. She received Jesus as her Lord and Savior in January of 1998. Within 2 years she left the business world to serve her family and local church full time. She is an accredited ACBC Biblical Counselor who has a passion for the Word of God and loves teaching it to others. She also enjoys spending time with their grandkids and with their dogs! 

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ROBIN BROWN
WOMEN'S MINISTRY ASSISTANT
Robin was Born in Scottsdale, AZ and raised in Mexico.  She went to Northern Arizona University where she met her husband Matt who entered the military and they began moving around for his 23 year career.  She has twin boys Conner and Colden who are in their late 20’s. Now that her husband is retired, she has been in Phoenix for the last 13 years where she was presented the gospel in small group and now has the honor of serving the Lord. She has been part of Hope since the doors opened and blessed to serve.Robin enjoy’s anything to do with animals, loves to fish and play some golf when time allows.

Leadership

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Bill and Pam Borinstein

Elder and Wife

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Matt and Robin Brown

Elder and Wife

Jeremy Fritz

Elder

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Jeremy and Emily Fritz

Elder and Wife

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Eric and Lisa Tooker

Elder and Wife