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.
Steve Mathews
Steve MathewsOffice Manager
Steve has over 25 years of pastoring experience in Open Bible churches, both as lead pastor and associate pastor. Most recently he served for nine years as Executive Pastor at Journey Church in Loves Park, IL. He and his wife, Jan, relocated to the Des Moines area in February 2016 to serve at the Central Region office. Steve has four grown children. He and Jan reside in Urbandale.
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

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.
Spencer Keroff
Spencer KeroffWest Iowa District Director
Spencer Keroff has served as the West Iowa District Director since January 2017. He is the Lead Pastor at First Church of the Open Bible in Des Moines where he has served since Easter 2013. Spencer and his wife Lisa have two children – Chloe and Josiah.
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.