Pastor John Tardonia serves in the area of care and counseling. He works closely with Northland's partnerships at Reformed Theological Seminary counseling program and Open Doors Counseling in Northland's Care Center. John holds a master's degree in counseling from RTS and a bachelor's degree in Biblical Studies from Florida Bible College. John previously pastored at Pinewood Bible Chapel in Lantana, Florida, for 18 years. He and his wife Karen met in Bible college and were married in 1975. They have three grown children and five grandchildren. They currently live on ten acres and enjoy their farm animals, vegetable gardening, and the wildlife. One of their great joys is having their family and friends together on the property that God has blessed them with.