Kati Ronk : Children’s Director
Kati has been married to her awesome husband Matt since 2007, and is mother to 4 wonderful crazy kids! She is excited to be leading our Kids Creek family in showing all the amazing kids who come through our door every Sunday the heart of who God is, and how much our savior Jesus loves each of them! “Children are a gift from the Lord, they are a reward from Him” – Pslam 127:3
Juan Andrade : Worship
Juan Andrade is a guitarist, music director, and educator based in Bakersfield, California. He has been an active member of the California music scene for over 15 years and has been an avid instructor in church music programs for ten years. Juan believes that worship is an essential part of the Christian walk. He believes that the Church should worship in everything that they do; not just through music.
Brandon Stephens: Youth Director
Brandon and Dani were married in 2015 and have three kids: Scarlett, Jedidiah, and Strider. Before working at Dove Creek, Brandon was the youth pastor in Exeter for two years and he has worked in various areas of ministry throughout his life. Brandon and Dani have always had a heart for youth and have felt the need to invest in them because they are the future of the church.They love to see youth grow physically and spiritually in their own walk with Christ as well as in their everyday lives.
Jeff Harrington : Pastor
Pastor Jeff Harrington and his wife Kelly have been married since 1979 and have two adult children, Jake and Zach. Jeff recently retired from the Kern County Probation Department where he worked for twenty-nine years before becoming a full-time pastor. Jeff combines real life experience with biblical truth, humor and practical life application to create a message that is relevant and easy to understand and which is devoid of rules-based, guilt-driven religion. His desire is for Dove Creek Bible Church to showcase the freedom of a grace-based relationship with Christ.