Pastor Andrew leads the missional outreach of GLBC both locally and globally. As well he oversees congregational care, small groups, and much more at GLBC. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies and a Master of Arts in Ministry.
Andrew and Jill came to Grand Ledge Baptist Church in 2000 and Andrew enjoys ministry in Michigan very much. Andrew married Jill in 1990 and they have three children: Caleb, Noah, and Abby. Their favorite place to vacation is Maranatha in Muskegon Michigan. They are devoted GREEN BAY PACKER FANS, and they love spending the day at Lake Michigan. Andrew enjoys time with his children, sailing, motorcycles, and most of all – holding his wife’s hand.
In addition to preaching and leading with the other co-pastors, Pastor Brian leads the student ministries GLBC (Jr. High through college). Brian grew up in Columbus, Ohio (Go Bucks!) and attended Miami University. It was at Miami that he was saved by God’s grace. After graduation he married his high school sweetheart, Nikki, and moved to Kalamazoo, MI for work in the paper industry. It was through involvement in his local church that Brian felt a desire to attend seminary and serve the Lord as a Pastor. After receiving an M. Div. from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in Spring 2002, Brian and Nikki moved to Grand Ledge.
Brian and Nikki have three children and enjoys just about anything that involves them. He also loves to read and study. In 2007 he completed a Master of Theology in Systematic Theology at Calvin Theological Seminary. In 2014 he completed his Doctor of Ministry at Fuller Theological Seminary.
John grew up in Toledo, Ohio and graduated from the University of Toledo with a B.A. in Economics. While living in Pennsylvania, he met his wife Patti, and in 1998 they married. John and Patti have one child, Jace, born June 2003. After working in manufacturing plants in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Oklahoma, John and Patti felt that God was calling them into full time vocational ministry. John has completed his Masters of Divinity degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary. John enjoys watching football, playing golf and volleyball, and reading about history.