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


Cory Reyes : Worship

Born and raised in Bakersfield, Cory has been involved in worship ministry in various roles for over 8 years.  He believes that music ministry is a powerful way to encourage hearts to worship our Creator and enjoys leading at Dove Creek.


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.