Bible Baptist Church Staff

The staff and leadership here at Bible Baptist Church is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church.  If you have questions for any of the staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak to them.

  • Joel Brown

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Joel joined the BBC staff in 1994. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and is passionate about seeing people mature in their faith and become true worshippers of God. He and his wife Chris have been married for 25 years and have three children. He enjoys a good cup of coffee, home projects, and traveling with his family.

  • Terry Porter

    Adult Discipleship

    Terry has been on staff at Bible Baptist since July, 2000. His hobbies include: Mt. Biking, Roasting & Drinking Coffee, and following Notre Dame Football (he grew up in South Bend). Pastor Terry’s ministry passion is to help followers of Christ grow spiritually in their walk with Christ. Terry and his wife, Jen, have two girls and a son.

  • Daniel Hyde

    Student Ministry

    Daniel, recently graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary, is a new addition to BBC coming on board July 2015 as Pastor of Student Ministries. Dan met his wife, Stacey, while working at a church camp and they were married on July 10, 2010. On May 1, 2015 they welcomed Joey into their family! They love hiking outdoors, meeting new people, and drinking coffee. Dan desires to help students have a growing, sacrificial love for others that will make God known to those around them.



    Tanya has been on staff at Bible Baptist since September, 2011 and has attended since 1995. Tanya and her husband, Tom, have been married 30 years and have two grown daughters.  She enjoys gardening, hiking, biking and spending time with her family and friends. She feels blessed to work alongside a staff who is truly committed to serving their church and church family with love, compassion and dedication.

  • Steve Dodd

    Senior Adults Ministry Facilitator

    Steve has been a part of BBC since the summer of 2002.  Steve and his wife Wendy were married in 1977 and have three children and eight grandchildren.  It is Steve's desire to see people growing in their love for God and for deepening their relationships with the people that are part of their life.  Steve is very thankful to God for giving him purpose for life and the special moment God has provided in the journey that God directed.  You may want to ask Steve about peanut butter.