Meet Our Elders
Jeff joined BCC in 1990 and became an Elder in 2012. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a BS in Engineering and Wright State University with an MBA. He is currently a defense contractor at WPAFB.
Jeff’s APEST gifting is teaching, and he serves on the teaching team at BCC. His specific interests are apologetics and the reliability of the Bible.
Jeff married his best friend Kathleen in July, 1995. Kathleen is a school nurse serving the Dayton community, and she sings with the worship team and works in women’s ministries at BCC. They have three children: Ryan, A.J., and Joshua. They live in Beavercreek and are active with local soccer teams and community outreach ministries. Jeff enjoys biking, tennis, golf, and scuba diving.
Dave and his wife Jodie have been married since 1988, and have two children: Samantha and AJ. After a 21-year career as a military officer and having lived all over the world, Dave and his family now call Fairborn, Ohio home.
They partnered with BCC in ministry from 2006-2009 and then again since 2013 when they returned to Ohio after Dave retired from the military and began his work with the Air Force as a civilian employee at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Dave’s been leading ministry teams for over 20 years in children’s and youth ministries, various adult ministries, home groups and the worship arts.
Dave is passionate about the power of small group discipleship, and he and Jodie currently lead a single young adult ministry called Thrive, as well as an adult home group focused on “empty nesters.” He’s also an active member of the worship team. Dave’s APEST gifts lean toward Shepherding (Pastoring) and Teaching.
Wayne joined BCC in 2002 as a member and became an Elder in 2015. He graduated from Wright State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering in 2012. He is currently an RF Engineer at L3 Technologies in Mason, OH.
Wayne’s gifting is prophetic and he serves on the Prophetic Team at BCC. His specific interests are in the International and Prayer ministries.
Wayne met his wife Fina while they were stationed together in the Marine Corps in 1995. They have been married since 1996 and live in Beavercreek. They have three sons: Cecil, Jeremy, and Nicholas. Wayne enjoys fishing and camping.
Ben and his wife Amy have been married 22 years, and have three children: Curtis (19), Callie (16), and Keith (13). Curtis currently attends The Ohio State University, majoring in Physics. Callie and Keith attend Beavercreek Public Schools and are both in Cross Country and regularly participate in the BCC youth group. Ben and Amy are Beavercreek High School sweethearts and were married after graduating from Anderson University. Ben and Amy each attended Beavercreek Christian Church in High School. Upon having their first child in 2000, they moved back to Beavercreek and rejoined BCC.
Ben has served as Treasurer of BCC the past 19 years and has led the Operations for the past 10 years. Over this time period, Ben and Amy have been very active in various ministries of BCC including, International Ministry, Love Monkey, Home Groups,Trail Guides, Media Team, and Office and Administrative Support. They are both are also very active in the Community and serve in various leadership roles with the US Air Force Museum Foundation, Beavercreek Soccer Association, Beavercreek Popcorn Festival, Deloitte Community Impact Day, Ankeney PTO, Beavercreek High School After Prom, and Beavercreek High School Cross Country Parents Association.
Ben and Amy are passionate about serving others. Ben has primarily focused this passion on serving the local community, while Amy is always willing to assist with any volunteer opportunity.