Bil was born in western Pennsylvania, just north of Pittsburgh. He earned his B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and his ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary.
Bil has been the senior pastor at Fellowship since 1986. Bil's giftedness is in the area of teaching the Bible in a way that is fresh and culturally relevant while being faithful to sound exposition.
Bil and his wife, Velma, have two sons, two daughter-in-laws, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.