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Leadership

Don

Pastor Don Carpenter 

Don has served the Lord at EBC since 2014, when he, his wife Angie, and their children Faith and Cole moved their lives for the sake of the Gospel. The Lord has done a tremendous work at EBC since the arrival of the Carpenter family. Don is a gifted expositor of the Word in preaching, teaching, and discipleship. He leads his family and EBC as a servant, "not under compulsion, but willingly as God would have him" (1 Peter 5:2).

Steve

Steve Bland

Steve is a devoted husband, father, farmer and Chairman of EBC Elders. Steve has been faithfully growing and serving the Lord at Eldred Baptist Church for well over 25 years. The Lord’s wisdom, discernment, and patience is evident to all who are led by Steve. Steve, Julie, and their family are a model of faithfulness for the families of EBC, as well as our young men & women. 

 Bob

Bob Reif

Bob has been an active part of EBC for 60+ years and an active leader in EBC for 40+ serving in various roles. Bob’s quiet wisdom and gentleness is an evidence of the Lord’s gentleness with His Bride, the Church. Bob serves as a voice of Truth & grace amongst the elders; a place that surely mirrors the Lord Jesus Christ. Bob and Cathy enjoy God’s goodness in their ever growing family!

 jeremy

Jeremy Reiter

Jeremy & Michelle have been a part of EBC for 15+ years. Jeremy’s oversight & leadership in our Children’s Ministry is a blessing to the Church and the families represented. The Lord has blessed EBC with a church full of young families and the fruit of Jeremy’s ministry will be evidenced in the generations of faithful men and women growing out from Jeremy’s oversight. He and Michelle have a tremendous love for their family and are a wonderful blessing to EBC. 

 George

George Labadie

EBC was blessed to receive George via transfer in 2015. The Lord, in His grace, saved George as 62-year-old bachelor. Since then, George has wholly devoted his life to the (1) the study of God’s Word, (2) prayer, (3) discipleship of those new in the faith, & (4) international missions. George serves EBC as the voice and model of whole-hearted devotion to the Lord because of God’s great salvation in Christ Jesus. George’s international work in advancing the Kingdom of Jesus Christ has made eternal impacts in EBC and abroad.