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Mike Abendroth

Mike’s passion is preaching the Bible in a verse-by-verse fashion and training other men to do the same. He graduated from The Master’s Seminary in 1996 (M. Div.), received his doctorate in Expository Preaching of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2006 (D. Min.), and is an adjunct professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Mike is also the author of the book entitled “Jesus Christ: The Prince of Preachers” and “The Sovereignty and Supremacy of King Jesus: Bowing to the Gracious Despot”. He is overwhelmed at God’s grace in his salvation and in God’s choice of his amazing wife Kimberly. Mike has been the Senior Pastor at BBC since April 1997. When not enjoying his family, Mike is often seen on this. Mike hosts the daily radio show, “No Compromise Radio “. Podcasts can be found here.


Steve Cooley

Pastor Steve graduated from The Master’s Seminary in 2002 and retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 2004, after 21 years of service. He and his family were called to Bethlehem Bible Church in June, 2004. Steve and his wife Janet have three grown and married children (spouses in parentheses): Steve Jr. (Jennifer), Kristin (Jerry Fish), and Megan (Joey DeFilippo), and five grandchildren: January, Devany, Autumn, Carys, and Jude. On Twitter, Steve is “The Tuesday Guy,” @TheTuesdayGuy a nickname given by a young fan (from Virginia) of No Compromise Radio. Steve is a gamer. He particularly likes PC and board games with some historical flavor. Just don’t ask him to play basketball (or any other sport). His mind is willing, but his body is not able.


Pradeep Tilak

Originally from India, Pradeep has been worshiping with the saints at BBC since 1999, where he serves with his wife Sunita. They have two daughters – Kathryn and Judith. His ministry focus is on Homegroups, IBS and Pulpit Supply. Pradeep graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock. (Isaiah 26:3-4 ESV)


Scott Brown

Scott and his family (wife Karen and daughter Alyssa) have been attending Bethlehem Bible Church since 2004. The Brown family has been blessed by the God-centered Bible-based expository focused preaching and teaching given at the church. Scott is involved in teaching the 4th grade Sunday School Children along with his wife Karen. He is also active with his family in the Church’s AWANA program. Scott has participated with other men from the church by providing pulpit supply when requested by other churches in the area. Scott also assists in supporting the internal computer systems and works along with a team of members on the Church’s website. Scott received his bachelors of science in Biblical studies at Moody Bible Institute in 2007. Outside of church activities, Scott works as a computer security consultant with a global IT consulting company.”


Hariton (Harry) Deligiannides

Born in Greece, Harry has a love for his culture and language. But his greatest love is the Lord Jesus Christ and serving Him. Married to Meta in 1996, they have 3 children, Isabella, Elizabeth and Zachary. Saved in 1985, Harry attended Bethlehem Bible Church during his college days at WPI. He graduated Dallas Theological Seminary in 1992. He was on staff with the Navigators from 1993 to 2001, ministering in NY city. Then in 2001 he moved to Boston to church plant with the Southern Baptists. He was ordained to gospel ministry on June 21, 2003. He pastored Compass Community Church from 2001 to 2010.  He joined Bethlehem Bible Church in 2010. Harry’s passions are theology, expository preaching and discipling men.

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