Elders

The following individuals are the members of Fox River Baptist Church's Elder Board.

Tim Godfrey Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor Tim Godfrey and his wife Becky are originally from West Virginia and moved to the Fox Valley in June of 1998. They have been members of Fox River since the spring of 1999. Pastor Tim has been in the ministry since 1993 and has been on staff at Fox River since 2000.

One of Pastor's favorite Bible verses is...

Ecclesiastes 9:10 English Standard Version (ESV)

10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.

Scott Dohms

Scott Dohms and wife Rhonda, who are originally from Eau Claire, were married in 1992. They have four children and have been members of Fox River Baptist Church since 1998. Scott has a passion for seeing children grow in their walk with the Lord. He has been teaching special education since 2000, on the Christian Education Board since 2000, and has taught Sunday School for the early elementary level since 2002. Scott also serves as head usher, in the sound booth and as of 2013 on the Elder Board.

Bill Olson

Bill Olson has attended Fox River Baptist since the fall of 1973. He currently serves the Church in several areas including the elder board, the finance committee and the worship and music ministries with his wife Doris. He has also filled the pulpit on occasion and regularly leads the mid-week adult Bible study at Family Night. He is also the informal "minister of technology," working on  the Church's website and preparing the video presentations for the service.

One of Bill's favorite Bible verses is...

Proverbs 3:5-6 New International Version (NIV)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.[

Jeff Middlestead

Jeff Middlestead and his wife Shari were married in 2003 and their son, Bryce, was born in 2004. Jeff and his wife were baptized together at Fox River Baptist on January 9, 2011.
Jeff has been involved in several areas within the church including the missions board, men’s ministry, Saturday morning men’s bible study, Wednesday night family night, and most recently joining the group of Elders in January of 2017.

One of Jeff’s life versus verses is:2 Corinthians 7:1
“Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God.”

Scott Smith

Scott Smith is married with seven adult children and has attended FRBC since June 2008. He has spent much of that time involved in the men's ministry and been a part of the men's leadership for this ministry since June of 2009. The men's leadership plans men's educational, service and fellowship opportunities as well as organizing an annual retreat. He is involved in a men's Saturday morning Bible study, begun in September 2010, the Wednesday night prayer meeting, and became an Elder in November 2012.

One of Scott's favorite Bible verses is...

Matthew 6:33 English Standard Version (ESV)

33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Dan Waggoner

Elder Emeritus who served from 2000-2016 and continues to serve the church as a faithful member.

One of Dan’s favorite Bible passages is ...

Psalm 139:13-16 New International Version (NIV)

13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.  14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.  15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.  16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.