Our LeADERSHIP

  • ERIK BURDAN

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Erik is scheduled to begin ministry with NCC on November 1, 2020. You can contact him at michiganpastor@gmail.com.    

  • MIKE GRAHAM

    Pastor of youth and families

    Having a heart for youth, Mike began serving in his church as a youth leader; working with junior high, senior high, and college students. During this time, Mike felt a strong calling to ministry and began his education with Liberty University. In late 2016, Mike had an amazing ministry opportunity arrive in his mailbox, and by December of that same year the Grahams had moved to northern Michigan and joined Northland as Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Ministries. Mike’s passion is seeing students develop a lasting, healthy relationship with Jesus.

    You can contact Pastor Mike at mike.graham-ncc@outlook.com

  • DEAN GEERS

    ELDER chairman

    Dean is a Land Surveyor and Project Manager at Atwell. He and his wife, Jan, are charter members at NCC and have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Dean enjoys hunting, fishing, and anything outdoors. He is currently the elder team chairman and is also active in the teaching ministry and mission trips.

  • JOEL BRONKEMA

    ELDER

    Joel spent 16 years with the Sherwin-Williams Company and 23 years as an administrator with McBain Public Schools. The last years were in the role of high school principal before retiring. He and his wife, Lori, are charter members at NCC. Joel and Lori have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Joel enjoys sports, fishing, reading and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He is currently the elder team clerk and he has been involved in teaching and youth ministries.

  • DONALD QUIst

    ELDER

    Don spent 31 years as a truck driver; logging more than a million accident free miles. He currently teaches truck driving at Baker College. He and his wife Beth are charter members at NCC. Don enjoys fishing, golf and spending time with his family. He is currently the elder team vice clerk and has also served on the deacon and mission teams.



  • BILL SIKKEMA

    ELDER

    Bill is a professional survey in land surveying and civil engineering and is co-owner of LCM Surveying and Engineering. He and his wife, Leighann have one son. Bill enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with his family and friends. He is currently the vice chairman of the elder team and serves in the Centershot ministry, and has also served on the deacon team, as a greeter and men's bible study teacher.

  • DALE FARR

    DEACON Chairman

    Dale works as a foreman for Dracht Construction, constructing steel buildings, working with concrete, interior office construction and is also a heavy equipment operator. He enjoys wood working, collecting farm toys and hunting. Dale and his wife, Dianne, have two children and four grandchildren. He has been at NCC since its beginning in 1991. He is currently serving as chairman on the deacon team, and has also served in youth and missions ministries.

  • Kevin Koster

    DEACON

    Kevin currently serves as vice chairman of the deacon team. He is a teacher at McBain High School and is married to Dorine who teaches at Heritage Christian in Cadillac. Kevin also helps on the family farm and has a pilot license. He also serves as a sound system operator at NCC.

  • KYLE ELLENS

    DEACON

    Kyle is the current treasurer on the deacon team. He works as a heavy equipment mechanic for Ellens Equipment in McBain. Kyle and his wife, Stacy, have two boys. Kyle enjoys hunting, jeeping, camping, perfecting the use of a meat smoker, and everything outdoors.  

  • HERB BRONKEMA

    DEACON

    Herb recently was the foreman on our kitchen renovation project and generally helps out whenever we need a handyman at church. He is serving on the deacon team and is also the chairman of the mission team and has participated in many mission trips. Herb and his wife, Mary, are both retired and have two children and one grandchild. He enjoys working in his shop, going to auctions and hunting.