OUR STAFF

  • Rob buhl,  teaching pastor

    Rob is a native of the Pacific Northwest and moved to Whitehall in September of 2016. In ministry he has served in camping ministry, youth ministry, college ministry, as an associate pastor, and now is in his second role as a lead pastor. Having earned a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies and theology he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration, focusing in nonprofit management. Rob desires to communicate the truth about Jesus in a way that is both relevant and helpful.

    “One of my favorite messages from Jesus”, says Rob, “is found in Matthew 11:28”. “Especially when I feel like the weight of life is heavier than I can carry, I am reminded that Jesus asks me to approach him with those concerns”.  

    “Come to me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” – Matthew 11:28

  • DEBBIE NERBY,  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

    The administrative needs of FBC have been well cared for by Debbie since 2006. She is also mom to  two adult children, Ryan and Amanda, and a faithful wife to Merle. She is there to answer any operational questions you may have. 

    715-538-4246

    fbc@triwest.net

  • JOHN MOLIS,  ELDER

    John began attending FBC in the mid 80’s when he moved to Whitehall with his wife Wendy and children Jason and Nicole to begin teaching at the local High School. His family now includes 5 grandchildren, and when he is not at working at the local sportsman shop, he enjoys being in God’s great outdoors, spending time hunting and fishing. 

     “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5,6

    715-797-3728

    wenmol@triwest.net

  • rICHARD FOSS,  ELDER

    A native of the Whitehall area, Richard and his wife Nora have lived here most of there lives.  Now retired from truck driving, he and Nora now enjoy serving in music and ministering in nursing homes. You might also find him displaying his competitive side playing "pickle ball".

    "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understating. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths."

    715-533-6170

    ricnor621@gmail.com

  • LARRY BENDER,  ELDER

    Larry has been at FBC since 1977. He married his wife Dawn in the same year and they have raised seven children here in the Whitehall area. He enjoys "computing" in his spare time along with connecting with Dawn and his family. His favorite thing about God is His steadfastness. 

    "The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Lam 3:22-23

    715-533-2399

    lmbdlb@gmail.com

  • LARRY GUTHRIE,  Elder

    By virtue of his serving as an elder in previous churches, Larry assists in an advisory capacity. He will be confirmed by the congregation after completing the elder study.  He has been in full time ministry since 1979 serving at Christian camps in Wisconsin as well as writing a variety of biblical character training materials. His retirement in 2015 has allowed him to expand his availability to serve the Lord through speaking engagements and a daily radio program called "Food for Thought."

    715-983-5602

    lguthrie@tcc.coop