Pastor Bickel grew up in a pastor’s home in Connecticut. He received Christ as Savior at a young age and was called of the Lord to preach as a teenager. After high school, he attended Bible College where he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Studies and a Master’s degree in Theology. Pastor Bickel has previously served as an assistant to the pastor in churches in New York and Indiana. In May of 2017, Community Baptist Church called him to be their pastor. He and his wife, Kiernan, were married in 2006 and have been blessed with 6 children.