Leadership Team

Jonathan DeCou

Jonathan DeCou serves as the Pastor of Preaching and Vision at WBC. When with him, a person quickly realizes his passion to excellently and exceptionally utilize his gifts, skills and leadership style to exalt the Lord, edify the Body of Christ and evangelize the unchurched. Jonathan possesses a deep love and commitment to his family.…

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, David and Jonathan. Both Joanna and Jonathan are married and have blessed Dave and Nancy with a total of six grandchildren. Dave and Nancy served ten years as missionaries with Ethnos360…

Dave Bender

Dave met his wife Dorrie in 1980 and they were married shortly after in January of 1981. Dave is retired from Steelcase and Dorrie works for Kentwood Public Schools. They have 3 children and 10 grandchildren. Dave and Dorrie have a heart for missions and both serve on the Missions Team. Dave is an avid…

Tim Slagter

Tim and Krista were married in July of 1983. We enjoy a son (Tim) and daughter (Darcy) along with 4 awesome grandchildren (Zack, Ava, Ali, and Abbi) and 1 Great grandboy (Zane). We both enjoy retirement and spending more time serving God through serving others. Tim enjoys most sports in general, but truly loves to…

Tom Carpenter

Tom is married to his lovely wife Nancy, They have 3 remarkable children who have given them 13 amazing grandchildren. Tom and Nancy ran a family owned business for forty years and are now retired. Tom has served in church leadership of some kind most of his Christian life. When Tom is not serving in…