Gregg Dennison Pastor
Gregg holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in mathematics and education as well as a Master's of Divinity from The Master's Seminary in Sun Valley, California. Upon graduation from seminary in 2004, Gregg moved back to Colorado to pursue his greatest passion, namely church planting. Along with this passion, he has a desire to teach and apply God’s Word in order to encourage God’s people in their progress and joy in the faith, and to train up godly men in the local church for the purpose of giving it stability and longevity. Gregg came to faith in the mountains of Colorado in his early 20s. He and his wife Kari married in 1996 and have been blessed with three children. From 2005 to 2010, Gregg was involved in church planting in Cañon City, Colorado. Gregg also served at an Evangelical Free Church teaching John MacArthur's Fundamentals of the Faith. Gregg has been serving as the pastor of Faith Bible Church of Spearfish since August of 2011.
Curt Spencer Pastor
In 1995, Curt received an associate’s degree in diesel mechanics. During this time, by God’s grace, he was brought to realize his need for the forgiveness of his sins which can only be paid for by Christ. In 2003, He went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry from Montana Bible College and then a Master’s degree in Divinity from The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, California. After graduating in 2007 from TMS, Curt stayed in California and continued to serve in the church until 2010 when he accepted an associate pastor position in Malta, Montana. Curt has a heart for evangelism and desires to encourage and strengthen the body through the study and application of God’s word. Curt and his wife Vanessa were married in 2011 and have four children. Curt and his family moved to South Dakota to be a part of Faith Bible Church in June of 2013.
Dave Amandus Elder
Dave Amandus holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering, both from UCLA. He retired in 2008, after working in aerospace and the biomedical fields. Dave and his wife, Jan, live in North Hills, California. They have three married children and six grandchildren. While engaged, Dave and Jan started attending Grace Community Church, in Sun Valley, California. A year later they were married at Grace Community in 1973. For the past 26 years Dave has been serving in the Fundamentals of the Faith (FOF) ministry at Grace Community. Presently, he serves as a Lay Elder over the FOF ministry and is involved with the development of teaching materials, as well as training FOF teachers. He also serves on ECHA (Elder’s Council for Handling Advance) as part of the Grace Advance team. Through Grace Advance, Dave has been involved with Faith Bible Church of Spearfish, coming alongside until leadership can be trained and affirmed.
Joe Stahl Deacon
Joe attended Montana Bible College in Bozeman, Montana and Front Range Bible Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Joe married Jayni in 2010 and they have been blessed with three little boys. Joe has served in various capacities in the church since the inception of Faith Bible Church, including youth ministry and Children's Sunday School. Joe desires to serve the church wherever his help is useful and enjoys teaching Bible doctrine in order to instruct, mature, and build up the body of Christ. He came to faith as a teenager and has desired to follow the Lord since and is passionate about serving in the local church. Joe is thankful for the Lord's providence and grace in his life and desires to see more people come to faith in Christ through the preaching of the Gospel.
Jeff Sleep Deacon
Jeff Sleep was born and raised in Spearfish, SD. After receiving a BS in Agricultural Business from SDSU in 1990, Jeff returned to the family ranch near Spearfish with his wife Jodi. They have been blessed with three children. Jeff is very thankful how the Lord worked in his life after college and brought him to repentance. Jeff enjoys serving in the local church and seeing peoples lives transformed.