Staff

Bruce Pfadenhauer
Bruce PfadenhauerRegional Executive Director
Bruce has served as the Regional Executive Director for the Central Region since July 2010. He has over 25 years of ministry experience, pastoring Open Bible churches in South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois. Bruce and Robin have two grown children, and reside in Urbandale, Iowa.
Robin Pfadenhauer
Robin PfadenhauerFinance Manager & Prayer Director
Robin has served as the PIPEline Prayer Director for the region since 2011. Her ministry experience includes co-pastoring churches in Iowa and Illinois. She is the region’s Finance Manager and enjoys serving regional churches & preaching the Word of God.
Paul & Vivian Canfield
Paul & Vivian CanfieldEthnic Ministries' Directors
Paul and Vivian Canfield serve as our Ethnic Ministries’ Directors resourcing the ministries and churches of our growing ethnic population in Central Region. They previously served as missionaries in El Salvador and Mexico, and as Directors of International Ministries for Open Bible Churches for 28 years, overseeing missionaries and ministries around the world. Paul and Vivian reside in Des Moines, Iowa.
Abby Cole
Abby ColeAdministrative Assistant
Abby joined the Central Region team in December of 2018 as our administrative assistant. She serves as the children’s pastor at Experience Church in Des Moines. Abby and Matthew have three young daughters, Chloe, Olivia & Ellie and reside in Bondurant, Iowa.
Kevin Starkey
Kevin StarkeyStudent Ministries & Communications Director
Kevin has served at Central Region since July 2013. He has over 20 years of ministry experience in Canada (his country of birth) and America (his adopted home). In addition to his regional roles, Kevin serves on the pastoral team at Journey Church in Urbandale. Kevin and Lori have four children and live in Urbandale, Iowa.
Darrick Young
Darrick YoungChurch Planting Director
Darrick has worked for Central Region since July 2002 and is lead pastor/church planter for Journey Church in Urbandale, IA. Darrick and Ranada have two adult children, Brandon and Taylor, and reside in Grimes, Iowa.

District Directors & At- Large Members

Andy Hansen
Andy HansenIllinois/Wisconsin District Director
Andy has served as Director of the Illinois/Wisconsin district of our region since 2010. Andy is the Senior Pastor of Open Bible Center in Kankakee, Illinois where he has served since 2000. Andy and his wife Heidi have four sons: Tyler, Andrew, Benjamin, and Stuart.
Michael Johnson
Michael JohnsonEast Iowa / Minnesota District Director
Michael has served as Director of the East Iowa / Minnesota District of our region since 1999. Michael is the Senior Pastor of Church of the Open Bible in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, where he has ministered since 1993. Michael and his wife Nancy have three grown children and two children, Aimee and Caleb, still at home. The Johnsons reside in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
Jaccie Kenyon
Jaccie KenyonWest Iowa District Director
Jaccie Kenyon began serving as the West Iowa District Director since January 2019. She has served as the Lead Pastor at Church of the Open Bible, Iowa Falls since 2012. Jaccie and her husband Herb have three adult children and reside in Buckeye, Iowa.
Randy Richards
Randy RichardsSouth District Director
Randy has served as Director of the South District of our region since 2013. Randy is the senior pastor at Open Bible Praise Center in Boonville, Missouri where he has served since planting the church. Randy and his wife Becky have two grown sons.
Spencer Keroff
Spencer KeroffAt- Large Member
Ben Carlson
Ben CarlsonAt- Large Member
Ricardo Ponce
Ricardo PonceAt- Large Member