The Staff

This is who we are. Undoubtedly God has created each and every one of us for a specific reason. We believe that God has put together this church one person at a time. This page is dedicated to sharing who we are as a church and who we are as individuals. We want you to feel as welcome as possible. If you have any questions at all feel free to click here to reach out to us. 

As the pastor, Parris  has the primary responsibility for preaching and teaching the Word of God and the sustaining of biblical doctrines of BIWC.. In addition the Senior Pastor is also responsible for discipling and equipping the saints for ministry.






Elder Brenda Baker

Senior Pastor

As pastor, Brenda nurtures the congregation in their relationship with the Lord. She is a spiritual mentor particularly to the Restoration of Families ministry and our youth.  She models and teaches prayer as a core value and recognizes potential in others and encourage them to use their gifts. She is passionate about helping the church move forward with the vision that God has for them.

Min. Art Bartleson


As Church Administrator, Art works closely with the Senior Pastor on all internal and external functions to consistently articulate the mission and values of BIWC.  As a minister, Art assists in the teaching of Bible study and the Ministerial training program.


Worship Leader

As the Worship leader,   works at creating an atmosphere where people can be free to encounter and fully engage with a living God.







Min. Terry Baker


As our videographer, Terry helps communicate the vision and values of BIWC through creating compelling videos.  He also manages the technical aspects of filming, camera(s), sound, lighting and design.






Min. Willie Scott

Men's Ministry Leader

As the leader of Men’s Ministry, Willie provides spiritual leadership for BIWC. 

It is goal of the men's ministry to take the current ministry and lead it into an environment of strength, empowerment and impact, an environment where men stand strong together and are spiritual leaders in their home and community.