Our Staff

Joel Tiemeyer

Lead Pastor

Ps. Joel has his Docotorate from Life Christian University and is the founding pastor of The Way Bible Church. From a humble beginning of  a congregation of 3 (him and his parents) he has seen the church grow to what it is today. His goal in life is to pastor, plant, and partner with churches to help grow the kingdom of God both locally and around the world. He enjoys life with his wife and two sons, and always loses in a round of golf to Ps. Korey.

Derrick Dillion
Executive Pastor

Ps. Derrick Dillion is our Executive pastor here at TWBC.

Jeff Tiemeyer

Group Life Pastor

Ps. Jeff oversees all of grouplife here at TWBC

Damon Wilks

Next Steps Pastor

Ps. Damon is in charge of our next steps which is aimed at helping our congregation plug in to an area of the church that will help fulfill them

Hunter Elliott 

Administrative Pastor
Ps. Hunter runs our day to day operations along with our young adult group-Generation Jesus

chad kopal

Worship Experience Director

Chad is over our worship team Onepraise

Bonnie Tiemeyer

Freedom Pastor

Bonnie Tiemeyer serves as Freedom Pastor at The Way Bible Church (TWBC). She has an associate degree in theology, is a certified Biblical counselor, and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Working with a team of leaders, she oversees the Freedom Prayer Ministry, the Altar Ministry, and TWBC's Freedom Conference. Bonnie's vision and enthusiasm, for seeing people set free and be all that God has called them to be, continues to expand the Freedom department's reach.  In her spare time, she enjoys the company of her husband,  her children, and her grandchildren.

Sherry Chester

Childrens Pastor

Sherry Chester serves as the Children’s Pastor at The Way Bible Church (TWBC). She has a Master of Science (M. S.) in Educational Administration and a Master of Arts (M. A.) in Theology. Prior to entering ministry full time, she served in women’s ministry as a lay person who authored weekday devotions that were also aired on the radio. Sherry taught Special Education and English in a 1A school district, served as Head Start Director for 4A school system, and led well as a Central office Administrator, for a 5A district in Texas for 25+ years.

Pastor Sherry is an emerging voice in Children’s Ministry who is a published author and speaker. She advances the Kingdom of God by empowering children, their families, and volunteers to see God move in BIG ways right now. This happens in Group Life as TWBC KIDS learn how to actively carry out the ways and acts of God through fun, fellowship, worship, and The Word. When not at work, Sherry enjoys life with her husband, their 6 children and 15 grandchildren. She likes reading, playing ping-pong, interior designing and traveling internationally.  

Rachael Johnson

Early Childhood Director


Rachael runs our birth to pre-k ministries

Korey Hankins

Student Ministry Pastor

Ps. Korey runs our Student Ministry 6th-12th grade