Our Staff


Pastor Andy Brubaker
Lead Pastor

Pastor Andy came to THBC in 2012 as the Associate Pastor of Student Ministries, before transitioning into the Lead Pastor role on January 1, 2019. He received his Bachelors degree at Baptist Bible College and graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary in 2015 with a Master of Ministry degree. He and his wife Kim were married in October of 2007 and have 3 wonderful children. Both Andy and Kim enjoy hiking and biking together in their free time, as well as reading.  Andy also loves to play basketball and serves as the Varsity Boys Head Coach at Cadillac Heritage Christian School. Pastor Andy’s passion for THBC is to see it become a church driven by a love for God, His Word, and other people. He desires to encourage people, empower them for ministry, and to see them then engage the world and make a difference in their community.

   Email Pastor Andy at:  andy@thbc.org


Pastor Bart Glupker
Associate Pastor of Adult and Family Ministries

Pastor Bart joined the THBC staff in May, 2020 as the Associate Pastor of Adult and Family Ministries.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from Cornerstone University and his Masters of Ministry Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary.  Pastor Bart and Debbie were married on June 14, 1997 and have 3 sons (Ethan, Evan and Brendan).  The family enjoys spending time together playing games, riding bikes and taking walks.  Pastor Bart looks forward to serving Christ in His Church and seeing families strengthened in their walk with the Lord through understanding the Word, living as disciples of Christ, and reaching out to others with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

   Email Pastor Bart at:  bart@thbc.org




Pastor Brent Hoekwater
Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries

Brent started volunteering with the youth back in September of 2018. He began an internship in April 2019 under Pastor Andy, and then transitioned to full time staff in January 2020. In May of 2021 Brent was licensed by Temple Hill Baptist Church for the work of the gospel ministry. Brent and his wife Kate were married on June 1, 2019 and have one daughter (Ember) and one son (Conley). Their family enjoys playing sports, camping, and taking day trips to the lakeshore. In winter months you may see Brent and Kate out skiing or snowboarding. Brent has a passion for teens and a desire for them to come to know our Lord Jesus Christ in a personal way. He looks forward to watching them mature and grow in their faith.

Email Brent at:   Brent@thbc.org

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