Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Pastor of Preaching & Vision

Dave Deets

Dave Deets serves as the Pastor of Preaching & Vision at Whitneyville Bible Church. Dave and his wife Kimberly met while they were both pre-med majors in college. Dave finished with a degree in Pastoral Studies and Kimberly finished with a music emphasis degree. Dave and his wife Kimberly have 3 children, Caleb, Andrew, and Rebecca. Dave served in youth ministry for nearly 8 years and as an Associate Pastor for nearly 5 years prior to coming to WBC. Dave…
Pastor of Discipleship & Congregational Care

Dave Tanner

Dave Tanner serves as Pastor of Discipleship & Congregational Care and oversees the small group ministry. Dave and his wife Nancy have 3 children: Joanna and her husband Mark and their son Silas David, and two boys, David, and Jonathan. Dave and Nancy served for ten years as missionaries with New Tribes Aviation in Indonesia. Dave currently serves on the board of NTM Aviation and is a corporate pilot for Meijer Corporation. Nancy works as a Administrative Assistant for a…
Pastor of Outreach & Community Care

Ben Weeber

Ben and his wife Lisa were married on Oct. 20th, 1984 at WBC. They have 3 adult children: Joshua, Alicia, and Travis, along with 7 grandchildren: Haylie, Gracy, Carter, Isabelle, Emma, Cole, and Kaylin. Ben is serving with Lisa in the Awana program. Ben is a master electrician by trade, and currently is employed by Haworth, Inc. Ben enjoys playing softball on WBC’s men’s softball team, along with hunting and fishing and just being able to enjoy the beauty of…

Kimberly Deets

As a child, Kimberly knew that the Lord wanted her serving in full-time ministry in some manner. She spent hours a day practicing violin and piano and still enjoys the benefits of that practice in her ministry at WBC. She studied music education at Bible College where she met her husband, Dave. Now they serve together, along with their three children, at WBC where he is the lead pastor. When she’s not home with the kids, Kimberly enjoys being in…
Director of Family Ministries

John Macomber

John Macomber is our Director of Family Ministries. He was part owner of the family business for 24 years when he and his wife Patti felt the call to ministry. John received his BA degree in Pastoral Ministries from Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary. They have three daughters Andrea, Amber and Megan and they live in Freeport. John enjoys farming, hunting, working on small engines and spending time with the family.

Tom Carpenter

Tom is a mechanical contractor by trade. After he and his wife Nancy were saved in their early 30’s, they have both been active in serving in the church. Tom and Nancy have 3 children and 13 grandchildren. Tom is active in the missions ministry of Whitneyville and has served in many countries around the world on missions trips. One of Tom’s favorite verses is Hebrews 12:1b-2 “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. Looking…

Ed Kosters

Ed and his wife Kathy were married on November 8th 1974. They have two adult children, Eric and Rachel. Eric is a builder and lives with his wife Jan and son Ean in Caledonia. Rachel lives with her husband Troy and sons Zach and Ben on a farm in Alto. Ed retired from Fed Ex but also worked on a dairy farm for eighteen years and still enjoys looking at farms. Kathy still works a couple days a month as…

Josh Mulder

Josh is a Systems Administrator at Our Daily Bread Ministries. He is married to Andrea with one child, Rachel. Josh and his family started attending Whitneyville Bible Church in 2015. Shortly after they became members and wanted to plug in where God was calling. After joining a Prayer & Care small group, Josh felt called to take on the role of Deacon at Whitneyville. Getting to know the folks at Whitneyville from a different aspect has been quite a blessing.…
Ministry Team Coordinator

Jim Bustraan

Jim is serving as the Ministries Team Coordinator here at WBC. Jim and his wife Mary have been married 43 years. Jim and Mary have been blessed with two children, Wes and his wife Kristin who have one daughter, Emma, age 8 and Lisa (Delnay) and her husband Paul (PJ) who are currently wrangling two boys ages 10 months and 3 years old. Jim has been an Electrician for 42 years and self employed for 21 of them. The things…