Pastors & Staff

daren penwell

lead pastor

Daren has been married to Lisa, our Children's Minister, for over 30 years and has ministered with BCC since 1997. Daren and Lisa have two beautiful daughters, Brittany and Madison, who are married to a couple of great guys, Josh and Kyle. Both are serving in church ministries, as well. For Daren, this is his greatest success in ministry!
When asked what his dream is for BCC, Daren answered, "One thing I love is to dream and to envision what is possible if only God will show up. I believe the church is the place/people God uses to show the world just how much He loves them. Nothing is more exciting to me than to see people find Jesus and grow to become more like Him. The world needs to see more of Jesus in His church!"

curt nordhielm

executive Pastor

Curt began working at BCC in August of 2016. He and his wife, Linda, have been married over 40 years.  Curt's love for ministry started over 40 years ago and he has been involved in full-time ministry settings throughout his adult life.  He has served in many places around the world including preaching in England, teaching at two Bible Colleges and helping churches with church planting.
When asked what his dream is for BCC, Curt answered, "For it to become a stronger regional church with a huge influence."

ricky altmiller

youth minister

Ricky graduated from Johnson University in 2010 and during his time there he completed a six month internship with Ghana Christian Mission in Ghana, West Africa.  Ricky joined BCC in the Fall of 2017 after serving in Missouri for several years.  
When asked what his dream is for BCC, Ricky answered, "To develop BCC into a hub for turning out Kingdom Movers who are making disciples no matter where God takes them!"

lisa penwell

children's minister

Lisa is married to our Lead Pastor, Daren, and oversees our children's ministries birth through fourth grade.  Lisa love for ministry began at an early age.  During middle school she had amazing youth leaders who were a great influence on her.  Lisa made the decision to go into full-time Christian service in Middle School and attended GLCC where she found an interest in missions.
When asked what her dream is for BCC, Lisa answered, "To provide for the community we live in and be the place they go to for answers, hope, healing, salvation and acceptance."

mandy daniels

administrative assistant

Mandy has been married to her husband, Rob, for 25 years.  They have 2 biological children and 2 adopted children, as well as 2 grandchildren.  Mandy and Rob are sponsors for the high school youth group and love working with teens.  Mandy also loves working with toddlers in the toddler room, and meeting people while greeting.