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SINCE 1935



Our National Leadership Team

Our BFC National Leadership team is comprised of a staff and Board of Directors who work together
to lead and serve our fellowship and who love, care and pray for our churches and their leaders. If you have any questions for anyone on this team, feel free to reach out to them through the contact buttons provided below.


  • Scott Mathis ~ President ~ scottmathis85@gmail.com
    Diane Mathis ~ Administrative Assistant & Pastor Wife Care                                             dianemathis85@gmail.com 

    Scott & Diane Mathis live in North Platte, NE.  They have served in the Berean Fellowship since 1992. Scott pastored at Mitchell Berean Church in Mitchell, NE for 19 years before he and Di helped plant SONrise Church in Torrington, WY for 5 years.  Scott & Di joined the BFC staff in 2016.  As President, Scott sets the tone and vision for the fellowship by preaching at various Berean churches and shepherding pastors.  In addition, he guides and supports the Regional Fellowship leaders in their mission to plant new churches in each region.  Di serves alongside Scott and oversees the day to day administrative responsibilities of the Berean Fellowship.  She also has a heart to encourage and pray for the Berean pastors' wives as they serve God in their various ministries.  Scott is a cowboy at heart and loves to compete in team roping. Di loves hiking the Colorado Rockies and playing with her grandchildren! They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.

  • David & Rebekah Kaufmann live in Nashville, TN. As Vice-President,  David supports Scott in the coaching and recruiting of Church Planters for the Berean Fellowship.  He also works to strengthen existing churches in areas of evangelism and discipleship.   He and Rebekah were high school sweethearts and are now raising 4 children.  David has a heart for church planting that comes from prayer and ministering with e3 Partners in 15 different countries.  They have been with the Berean Fellowship since 2011.  David's hope is that someday Nashville will be known as a light unto the nations. (Isaiah 49:6)

  • George Cheek ~ Generosity Coordinator ~ gcheek@maranathacamp.org

    George & Jan Cheek live in North Platte, NE.  As Generosity Coordinator, George proactively encourages households to live generously as Christ followers and invest wisely in their local church and Berean Fellowship.  It's hard to think of George without thinking of Maranatha Bible Camp, where he has been on staff since 1973, and the Executive Director of the Maranatha Ministries Foundation since 2005.  He and Jan have 2 children and 6 grandchildren.

  • Terry & Bev Jensen live in Broken Bow, NE.  As the Treasurer, Terry leads the Finance Team which builds the annual budget.  He also monitors any major income/expense deviations from the budget, and reports financial results and concerns to the BOD.  Terry is retired from a career in banking and now has a small accounting business called Touchstone Financials.  Terry & Bev serve the Lord at Broken Bow Berean Church and have been associated with the Berean Fellowship since 1967. They have 4 children and 12 grandchildren.  

  • Frank & Luana VanCampen live in Harvard, NE.  As Pastor at Large, Frank provides pastoral care to churches in transition.  Frank & Luana have served in the Berean Fellowship since 1969, pastoring in Lincoln, NE; Gregory, SD; Chadron, NE; and Malcolm, NE.  Frank has also served as a Regional Fellowship Leader in two regions, corporate secretary, vice president, and acting president.  They are now members of Berean Bible Church in Hastings, NE.  Frank & Luana have 4 children and 10 grandchildren.  In their spare time they create and market rustic furniture and items for home decor for their business Dutchman's Woodshop.

Board of Directors

  • Roger Safranek Chairman

    Roger & Sharon Safranek were married in 1971 and have attended Broken Bow Berean in Broken Bow, NE. ever since.  They own a farming operation and have 2 children and 3 grandchildren whom they love spending time with.  They also enjoy late model racing, Husker football and volleyball, and traveling.  

  • John Wetzig ~ Vice-Chairman

    John & Debbie Wetzig live in Grenada, CA. and have been a part of the Berean Fellowship their entire married life.   From 1976 -1981, they served as the youth pastor at Lincoln Berean.  John was the lead pastor at Grenada Berean Church from 1984-2016.  They plan on continuing to serve the Lord in whatever capacity He leads them, whether its mentoring other pastoral couples, missions or helping other churches.  They also look forward to more time with their grandchildren, woodworking, and gardening.   They have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.  

  • Mike Wolfe ~ Corporate Secretary

    Mike & Connie Wolfe have been a part of the Berean Fellowship since 1982.  With a core group of people they helped start Plattsmouth Bible Church in 1998, where Mike still pastors.  They have 3 adult children, all three of whom are part of BFC churches.  Connie loves flowers and serving people.  Mike is a music guy and grammar enthusiast.

  • Todd & Angie Greer live in Nashville, TN. where Todd is the pastor at All Nations Fellowship. He also serves as the CFO for New Hope International Ministries that has a church, orphanage, school and over 120 church plants in India and South Africa.  Additionally, Todd has a vision for launching a ministry to International college students to train them using T4T and Four Fields to equip them while they are in the states, so that when they return to their home countries they can be missionaries to their people: Friends of the Nations.  Angie is gifted in working with women through Bible studies, prayer and love.  Todd and Angie have 2 children they are raising.  They are excited to see how God can use them further in their journey.  

  • Jim & Tara Kluth live in Rochester, MN. and are a part of Berean Community Church.   Jim has taught at Schaeffer Academy in Rochester since 1995.  He also owns his own painting and outdoor services business.  They have been a part of the Berean Fellowship since 1995.  He and Tara have 4 children. 

  • Dennis & ZoAnn Kunneman live in Imperial, NE.  They started dating when they were both attending Lincoln Berean Church.  In 1976 they moved to Imperial, NE and have been a part of Imperial Berean Church ever since.  Dennis began his career as a farmer, but now owns and operates a popcorn processing plant.  They have 7 children and 15 grandchildren.

  • Matt & Rachel Maxwell live in Imperial, NE. and have pastored Imperial Berean since 2011.  Prior to entering the pastoral ministry, Matt was a teacher and coach for 12 years .  He and Rachel enjoy the close-knit, small town life that Imperial offers.  They are raising 3 children.