staff & leadership

Senior Pastor – John Salvesen

John and his wife, Carolyn, have been married for 35 years and have called Keller their home for 28. Their older daughter, Brittany, lives in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma with her husband, Dallas, two daughters and a son. Their older son, Brian, and his wife, Emma live in Lewisville. Their younger daughter, Jenna, lives in Keller, and their younger son, Andrew, lives in Abilene, TX. John is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Theology degree in Pastoral Ministries and a Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.). He has taught at pastors’ conferences in Mexico, Ukraine, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Myanmar. John serves on the board of directors for GraceLife Ministry and KATCH (local tennis association). He enjoys tennis, camping, gardening, and being involved in the community.

 

Worship Pastor – Travis Ham

Travis and his wife, Holland, live in Fort Worth with their three children, Kyla, James, and Zach. Travis is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in Religion Studies. After graduation, Travis went through Pastor Tommy Nelson’s discipleship program at Denton Bible Church. Travis has served as the pastor over BCBC’s music ministry since 2006. He also oversees BCBC’s Young Families ministry. You can hear more of the songs Travis has written at travisham.com.

 

Youth Pastor – Kyle Davison

Kyle and his wife, Emily, live in north Fort Worth with their daughter, Avery and son, Liam. Kyle is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Human Development and Family Studies. He also graduated with a Master’s in Christian Education with a focus on Youth Ministry from Dallas Theological Seminary.

 

Children’s & Missions Pastor – Adam Scott

Adam and his wife, Lillie, live in Saginaw with their eight children: Caden, Isaiah, Jesalyn, Natalie, Adaline, Mackenzie, Emilie, and Brielle. Adam’s role is threefold: pastor the children of BCBC, equip the volunteers entrusted with leading & teaching the children of BCBC, and coordinate the foreign missions efforts of BCBC. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in business. Adam is also a graduate of Tommy Nelson’s discipleship program at Denton Bible Church, where he was on staff in two different roles: 5th & 6th Grade Ministry Director and SERVE Missionary.

 

Administrative Pastor – Troy Godwin

Originally from Florida, Troy placed his faith in Jesus Christ for salvation when he was a teenager. He felt a call to vocational ministry when he was in his early thirties. He then moved from Florida to Dallas (TX), where he attended seminary at Dallas Theological Seminary and received his ThM degree. He was ordained in 2014 at Grace Bible church in Dallas. He served as the head Pastor for a small church in Franklin, TN before taking on his current role with Bear Creek. He is an avid college football fan and enjoys outdoor activities, especially anything on the water.  Troy and his wife live in Roanoke.

 

Children’s Ministry Administrator – Sharon Campbell

Sharon and her husband, Bryan, live in Fort Worth with their daughter, Loraine. Sharon is graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master’s in Christian Education with a concentration in Ministry Based Evangelism.

 

Nursery Coordinator – Melisa Wolfe

Melisa and her husband, Monty, live in Keller. They have two grown daughters, Miranda & Madison and one son, Mason.

 

Office Administrator – Sonia Linker

Sonia and her husband, Phil, live in Keller. They have three sons, Pate, Sean and Jase.

 

Business Administrator – Chris Rawlinson

Chris lives in Keller.  He has a son, Malachi, and a daughter, Hovan.

 

Operations Administrator – Blessy Mathew

Blessy and her husband, Naveen, live in North Richland Hills. They have two sons, George and Sebastian, and one daughter, Sarah.

 

Intern – Paul Mitskevich

 

Maintenance Staff


Melody Belhat


Penney Warner

 


Elders

  • Craig Daniel
  • Bob Maurer
  • James Murray
  • John Salvesen
  • Roy Samuel

Deacons

  • Chris Bennett
  • Tim Walek
  • Clarke Woodall

Who to see about…

Audio/Visual Production: Tim Landers

Awana: Daniel & Melissa Tomlin (awana@bcbc.org)

Benevolence: Chris Schimpf

Business Administrator: Chris Rawlinson

Check Approval: Mark Hafner & Justin Ware

Children’s Church Preschool Coordinator: Sharon Campbell

Children’s Church Elementary Coordinator: Adam Scott

Children’s Sunday School Preschool Coordinator: Sharon Campbell 

Children’s Sunday School Elementary Coordinator: Sharon Campbell

Children’s Resource Room Coordinator: Sharon Campbell

Children’s Check In/Out (KidCheck): Robert McGee

Communion Preparation: Marianne Hackler

Computer Support: Tim Landers

Exterior Maintenance and Landscaping: Neil Dickens

Finances, Treasurer and Assistant:

  • Mark Hafner – Treasurer
  • Justin Ware – Assistant Treasurer

Flocks (Small Groups): John Salvesen

Furniture (Table and Chair) Setup: Melody Belhat & Penney Warner

Interior (Auditorium) Decorations: Lisann DeWeirdt

Interior Maintenance and Janitorial: Melody Belhat & Penney Warner

Kitchen Coordinator: Charley Howard

Leadership Development: John Salvesen

Library: Jane Tiff

Men’s Ministry: Dean Gillitzer

GLOCAL Group (Missions and Local Outreach):

  • Adam Scott
  • Caryn Landers
  • Jamie Hines
  • Kevin Robicheaux
  • Kyle Davison
  • Kyle Gibson
  • Neil Dickens
  • Troy Godwin
  • Zach Warner

Missions Subcommittees:

Mexico House Project:

    • Caryn Landers
    • Jamie Hines
    • Kevin Robicheaux
    • Kyle Gibson
    • Neil Dickens

Mexico Big Summer Trip:

    • Adam Scott
    • Caryn Landers
    • Kyle Davison
    • Zach Warner

Monthly Calendar of Events: Blessy Matthew

Music Ministry: Travis Ham

Newcomers Class Coordinator: Roy Samuel

Nursery Coordinator: Melisa Wolfe

Office Administrator: Sonia Linker

Operations Administrator: Blessy Mathew

Prayer Chain: John Salvesen

Safety Team: Chris Bennett

Senior Pastor: John Salvesen

Sermon CDs: Tim Landers

Sunday School – Adult (Calibrate): John Salvesen & Troy Godwin

Sunday School – Children – Teachers & Assistants:

2.5-3 Year-Olds

    • Carolyn Salvesen
    • Tammy Pulse

 4-5 Year-Olds

    • Amanda Chung/Vivian Borgeson
    • Preethi Abraham & Shiny Shiljoe

Kindergarten

    • Debbie Whatley
    • Alla Mitskevich

 Grades 1-2

    • Spencer Liu
    • Faye Weng

 Grades 3-4

    • Chris Schimpf
    • Tricia Schimpf

Grades 5-6 Girls

    • Pat Landers
    • Jan Sillers

Grades 5-6 Boys

    • Zach Warner
    • Taylor Cowan

Ushers/Greeters:

  • Greeters: Amaury Almeyda
  • Ushers: Ken Miller, Chris Schimpf

Vacation Bible School: Binu Samuel

Website: Travis Ham

Wednesday Night Focus Ministries

Women’s Ministry

Youth Group