Administration

and College Staff

Wayne Van Gelderen

Founder & President
Wayne Van Gelderen, Jr. has been the pastor of Falls Baptist Church for over 30 years. Under his leadership, several hundred members have been trained to serve the Lord and are involved in the church’s small group ministry. He also started Falls Baptist Academy High School and Baptist College of Ministry and Theological Seminary to train the next generation of laborers for the harvest fields.
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Jim Van Gelderen

Vice President
Evangelist Jim Van Gelderen is a 1982 graduate of Bob Jones University. He also received an MA from BJU in 1984. Since 1984 he has traveled with the Minutemen Evangelistic Team. Jim and his wife, Rhonda, have three daughters. Dr. Jim loves ministry to teenagers and college students. In addition to his ministry with Minutemen Ministries, he also serves as VP of Baptist College of Ministry, a position which he has held since 1999.
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Stephen Zempel

Vice President of Administration
Stephen Zempel graduated from Bob Jones University in 1999 with a BA in Pastoral Studies, and graduated from the Baptist College of Ministry Seminary in 2003 with an MA in Bible. Since 2003, he has served as administrator of Baptist College of Ministry with an intense focus on the transfer of spiritual leadership from generation to generation. Stephen and his wife, Elizabeth, have two sons.
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Micah Shoultz

Director of Student Affairs & Campus Development
Micah Shoultz, a Minnesota native, is a graduate of Maranatha Baptist Bible College and Baptist Theological Seminary. Micah oversees many of the operations on campus and is the Director of Student affairs, working alongside the deans and leading the student fellowships. He also serves on the pastoral team at Falls Baptist Church, overseeing outreach and development. He and his wife, Jenny, have seven children.
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Jesse Williams

Director of Advancement

Jesse Williams grew up in a ministry home, surrounded by biblical preaching and teaching. He is a graduate of Baptist College of Ministry and Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as the Director of Advancement since 2011, and both he and his wife, Mary Faith, love the opportunity to serve young people and their families as they seek God’s direction for their lives.

Meet the Advancement Team

Administrative Office

Stephen Zempel
Stephen Zempel
Bible
Vice President of Administration
Nicole Drew
Nicole Drew
Music
Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Van Gelderen
Stephanie Van Gelderen
Administrative Secretary

Academic Office

Elizabeth Zempel
Elizabeth Zempel
Music & Education Department Chair
Music and Education Director
Leanna Jaeger
Leanna Jaeger
Music, English
Academic Secretary
Kathy Ann Birnschein
Kathy Ann Birnschein
English, Linguistics
Seminary Secretary

Office of Student Affairs

Micah Shoultz
Micah Shoultz
Bible
Director of Student Affairs
Terry Swanson
Terry Swanson
Bible, History
Dean of Men
Joanna Gillmore
Joanna Gillmore
Speech
Dean of Women
Laura Jaeger
Laura Jaeger
Student Affairs Secretary
Mark Gillmore, Jr.
Mark Gillmore, Jr.
Music
Men's Dormitory Supervisor
Abigail Graham
Abigail Graham
Ladies Dormitory Supervisor

Office of Advancement

Jesse Williams
Jesse Williams
Bible
Director of Advancement & Admissions
Mary Faith Williams
Mary Faith Williams
Music
Advancement Assistant
Ariel Gillmore
Ariel Gillmore
Music
Admissions Secretary
Joe Mueller
Joe Mueller
Bible
Publications
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Campus Operations Personnel

John Hohl
John Hohl
Maintenance
Carol Kaetterhenry
Carol Kaetterhenry
Food Services Manager
Sally Meyer
Sally Meyer
Food Services
Marlene Smith
Marlene Smith
Food Services
Beverly Dowdy
Beverly Dowdy
Food Services
Daniel Van Gelderen
Daniel Van Gelderen
Music
Director of Productions, Staff Evangelist
Abigail Dedic
Abigail Dedic
Productions Secretary, Food Services
Tim Lorch
Tim Lorch
Director of Security