Pastoral Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip people for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.
 

 

 

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 LEAD PASTOR

Pastor Derek & Jennifer Boivin

 
Pastor Derek and Jennifer have been pastoring at Warren First Assembly since August 2012. Pastor Derek loves to preach and teach about God’s wonderful love for people. He is energized by hearing people laugh and encourage each other.
 
Pastor Derek earned his Master of Biblical Studies degree in 2015 from at Moody Theological Seminary and is currently enrolled in doctoral studies at Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. His goal is to present the Scriptures in a way that honors God and builds up the church and impacts people in positive ways, ultimately by sharing the hope Jesus gives. 
 
 
Pastor Derek’s guiding verse for ministry is Ezra 7:10, “For Ezra had set his heart to study the Law of the Lord, and to do it and to teach his statutes and rules in Israel.”
 
In his spare time he loves to hang out at home with his family, meet friends for coffee, play cards and cheer for the Detroit Red Wings. He also serves the Ohio Ministries Network as the Dean of the Ohio School of Ministry.
 
He is fond of fountain pens, books, small kitchen appliances, Apple products, Tim Horton’s Coffee, cool gadgets and is always on the hunt for the perfect highlighter.
 
He has four wonderful children and He loves Jennifer more than anything on this earth.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 FAMILY LIFE PASTOR

Pastor Darrin & Erin Brown

 
Warren First Assembly has been the home for Pastor Darrin and Erin Brown since February of 2014. They met at Central Bible College in Springfield, MO, and were married in August of 1999.  Both Darrin and Erin graduated from CBC in 2001; Darrin, with his Bachelors degree in Pastoral Studies, and Erin, with her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. 
 
In July of 2001, they moved to New Mexico to served as youth pastors at Evangel Christian Center in Albuquerque while Erin taught at Evangel Christian Academy where they both served faithfully for almost 13 years.  In 2006, Erin was asked to become the Elementary Principal at the school, and a year later, Darrin was asked to be the Assistant Pastor.  In 2012, Erin went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Education from Wayland Baptist University.
 
Pastor Darrin & Erin have 3 wonderful children, Caleb 13, Dawson 11, and Kinley 8 and are excited to be a part of the WFA pastoral team to serve as the pastor of Family Life Ministries.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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STUDENT MINISTRIES / WORSHIP PASTOR

Pastor Josh and Jessica Bonzelaar

 
Pastor Josh knew what he wanted to do at a very young age: to be a minister of the Gospel. God confirmed that call at a Michigan Family Camp in High School.  He pursued his calling while attending North Central University in Minneapolis, MN in 2010.
 
Through this experience he gained valuable knowledge that is implemented into his ministry.  Pastor Josh graduated, in 2013, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies. Shortly after graduating he was called to be the Student Ministries and Worship Pastor at Warren First Assembly.
 
Pastor Josh loves to play the piano, mountain bike, hit the racquetball courts, hangout at coffee shops, watch Detroit Lions football and spend time with his beautiful wife, Jessica.
 
Pastor Josh married his lovely wife Jessica, whom he has known his whole life, in October 2014.   

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