Dave's two great passions are to pursue Jesus and help others pursue Him! He serves at The Bridge as the Senior Pastor, on the teaching team, and in challenging people to become sold out in their commitment to Jesus. Dave's bride of 29 years is Missy and they have 3 adult children, Hannah, married to Jeremy Miller, Mary Grace, married to Kyle Windebank, and David, engaged to Mary Beth Grimm. They also have one grandchild, Archie Miller.
COMMUNITY PASTOR - DECATUR
Dave’s goal in life is to love God and love others. Dave’s heart has always been for reaching Adams County community for Christ. We want to build community by serving other people in our community, so they see Jesus. Dave is married to Jenny and they have 3 beautiful girls, Jaylee, Briella, and Malia. Together they enjoy spending time with family, going for walks, and playing board and/or card games.
COMMUNITY PASTOR - BERNE
Eric has been serving the Berne community as a part of The Bridge staff since 2015. He is passionate about serving Jesus wholeheartedly and helping all people grow in their relationships with the Lord. He also loves being able to serve with his amazing wife, Jodi. Together they have 5 adult children: Adam & Allie, Ken & Clair Taylor, and Ben. Eric enjoys working with families. He is committed to being involved in and seeing his community fall deeper in love with Jesus and each other.
Missy Fox is the Women's Director and Small Group Assimilator at The Bridge. She started at The Bridge in 2000 and has built a team of over 200 volunteers that serve in all parts of the church. She has an Elementary Education Degree, and has three beautiful children; Hannah, Mary Grace, David and her husband, Dave. Missy also serves as one of the Teaching Pastors at The Bridge.
CREATIVE ARTS DIRECTOR
Dustin serves The Bridge by combining his love for playing and singing music, leading people deeper in their relationship with Jesus, and a desire to reach unchurched people for his current responsibility. Dustin leads and serves our musicians and tech positions for both campus’ as they work to create an excellent experience for our Sunday services. He and his wife, Christie, met at and are both graduates of Anderson University. Dustin and Christie have a spirited little boy Daxton, and a precious daughter Shaylie.
TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
Jason is a Bellmont High School graduate who has been serving at The Bridge in varying worship roles since he was in the 5th grade. He is a very talented musician and has an extensive knowledge of sound technology. Jason serves our Creative Arts & Technology team by creating audio and video content for our In-Service and Online ministries, as well as managing the technology needs of both of our campuses. He also serves as Worship Leader at our Berne campus.
STUDENT MINISTRY DIRECTOR - BERNE
John is a lifelong resident of Berne. He graduated from South Adams High School and Huntington University. He was previously a part owner of Liechty Bros. Plumbing & Heating, served in the Air Force National Guard for 6 years, and served as South Adams Campus Life Director for 10 years and YFC Executive Director for 7 years. John and his wife Lisa have been married 26 years and they have 4 children, Dustin, Derek, Addie, and Aidan. John has a passion for students and he brings a passion for families that are working through the difficult years of raising kids.
STUDENT MINISTRY DIRECTOR - DECATUR
Annie is passionate about helping young people discover the transformative love of Jesus, experience freedom through Christ, and equip leaders to step out in boldness through discipleship. She is a 2018 graduate of Anderson University who is excited to put into practice the leadership skills learned from her time at AU. Annie enjoys hanging out with students, playing active games, being creative and spending time with her friends and family.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR - BERNE
Tami has been at The Bridge from the beginning. She began teaching 2 & 3 year olds and then became one of the children’s pastors in 2002. Tami and her husband Bob have 3 wonderful children and 5 beautiful grandchildren. Tami loves sharing Jesus with children and their families.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR - DECATUR
Jenny serves our All Stars children in Kindergarten thru 5th Grades. She is married to Decatur Community Pastor Dave Hill and they have three beautiful daughters, Jaylee, Briella, and Malia. Jenny has been actively involved in youth ministry and was on staff with Youth For Christ as a Middle School Campus Life Director. With three young daughters at home, she is very excited about the switch to Children’s Ministry. Jenny is passionate about helping children understand how much God loves them and wants to be their forever friend. In her spare time she loves to read a good sci-fi book or play board games with her family.
PRESCHOOL CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR - DECATUR
Renea and her family have attended The Bridge since day one. She has been a Children's Ministry volunteer for several years, and joined our staff as the Preschool Children's Ministry Director at our Decatur Campus in June of 2015. Renea is married to Mark Baker and they have two wonderful sons, Jason and Josh.
PRESCHOOL CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR - BERNE
Cieara has been a Children's Ministry volunteer for several years and joined our staff as the Preschool Children's Minisitry Director at our Berne Campus in January 2018. She started her journey at The Bridge as a teenager. God led Cieara and her husband David back to The Bridge when they started a family of their own. They have three beautiful young children, Laithon, Blaikly, and Emmitt. Cieara loves spending time with her family and is passionate about showing others God's love.
Kim and her husband Doug have been members of The Bridge since 2001. She joined the staff as an Administrative Assistant in 2002 and loves working behnd the scenes, keeping the office running like a well oiled machine. She also loves volunteering in Children's Ministry and at the Coffee Cafe at our Decatur campus. God has blessed Kim's life in so many ways. One of her favorite blessings is His gift of creativity, some of which can be seen in the wall murals in several of the Children's classrooms and hallways in Decatur.