Radiant Staff


Pastor Marco Salazar

Lead Pastor

Pastor Marco is the lead and founding pastor of Radiant Bay City. He and his wife Kari have a passion for seeing people’s lives changed by the power and the presence of God. He is passionate about teaching God’s Word and seeing people discipled in the local church. When not doing ministry, he enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with his family.


Kari Salazar

Finance Manager

Child of God, Pastor’s wife, homeschool mama of 2, and spreadsheet extraordinaire, Kari manages the finances at Radiant Church with a keen eye for detail and a love of numbers! She also manages the Radiant Store where you can find all of your favorite Radiant gear. In her free time, she loves to read, explore Michigan in all of its beautiful seasons, and make memories with her family by her side.


Pastor Jacob Moffitt

Worship Ministry

Pastor Jacob has been the Worship Pastor at Radiant Bay City since June of 2022. His passion is to create a distraction free environment for people to encounter the presence of God in our corporate times of prayer and worship. During his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and eating delicious smoked meat with family and friends.


Pastor Sarah Schafer

Radiant Kids Ministry

Pastor Sarah is the Children’s Director at Radiant Bay City and has been serving faithfully in our Children’s Ministry since 2018. Sarah and her husband, Andy, have a passion to walk alongside men and women in this city as we raise up the next generation of disciples for Jesus. When not doing ministry, she enjoys going on adventures with her family, scrapbooking those adventures, and reading new books.


Victoria Ross

Administrative Assistant

Victoria is the administrative assistant to Pastor Marco and has been in this role since September of 2020. She and her husband Jonathan have a passion for missions, blended families, and cultivating deep individual relationships with others. Outside of ministry, she enjoys spending time with her family, praise dance, and helping moms as a doula.


James Dupree

Media Team Director

James Dupree is the Tech Director at Radiant Church Bay City. He is passionate about emphasizing the movement of the Holy Spirit and capturing moments of glory for the edification of the Church. 


Carter Goss

Director of Youth Ministries

Carter has been the Ministry Intern at Radiant Bay City since 2021 leading our youth. He equips our 5th-12th graders with truth and teaches them how to be led by the Holy Spirit, have a strong personal relationship with God, and make disciples.


Marcus Morgan

Director of Discipleship & Small Groups

Marcus’ passion is to help others become a more like Jesus through spiritual formation within community. He is married to his wife Martha and they have two cats—Kitty and Gizmo. Outside of ministry he spends his time enjoying good food with his wife and friends, gaming, and reading/studying at local cafes!