Passionately Pursuing Jesus Christ Within Community
Our pastoral staff brings over three decades of wisdom, experience, and passion for the church and God's people, committed to excellence in ministry. The staff of Parkside Bible Church is eager and willing to assist you in your walk with the Lord.
Lead Pastor Gary Spykerman has served as a pastor for over 25 years and as a
professor at Grace Bible College for over 7 years training the next generation of
pastors. He desires to share the Scriptures in preaching and teaching and through
his personal walk with Jesus Christ. He has a deep passion for the local church and
is committed to the development of Christlikeness in every believer. Pastor Gary
and his wife, Sue, are the parents of 4 children and have 10 grandchildren.
David Franklin serves as the Youth Pastor of both Jr High & Sr High ministries at Parkside Bible Church. He has been married to his wife, Sarah Franklin for 11 years and together they have 3 incredible boys (L to R): Sawyer, Cooper & Theo and a baby girl, Madison, born June, 2021. David graduated with his bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry at Moody Bible Institute in 2010 & earned his MDIV at Moody Theological Seminary in 2017. His heart is to make disciples through intentional relationships that point to Jesus Christ. He loves all sports, being outside, anything in the water, and spending time with his family!
Parkside Bible Church | 14461 James Street | Holland, Michigan 49424 | (616) 399-4410 | email@example.com
Joe Johnson serves as Associate Pastor at Parkside joining the staff in 2017. He is a 2013 graduate of Grace Bible College majoring in Pastoral Studies. After graduation, he worked at Grace Bible College in the Community Life Department while interning at Rush Creek Bible Church in Byron Center. He felt a call to continue developing his pastoral skills and spent 3 years attending Grand Rapids Theological Seminary full time. He spent two years as a pastoral intern at Celebration Bible Church in Grandville before joining Parkside's staff. Joe has a passion for helping people to live in the new life of the Gospel and has a love for equipping people to commit to faithfulness in Christ. At Parkside, Joe is shouldering all of the pastoral responsibilities along with Pastor Gary. Joe and his wife, Kaylee, have 4 young children, Norah, Soren and twins Eisley and Audrey.