Pastor Jerry Franz and his wife, Joy, were married in 1968. They are both graduates of Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. After completing his Pastoral training in 1970, they began ministering in Nebraska. In 1987 Jerry became Senior Pastor at Evangelical Bible Church in Dallas. Jerry and Joy have two married daughters, Sheri and Brenda and 5 grandchildren.
Pastor Allan Wiebe and his wife, Selma, served as missionaries in Congo for 10 years, after which he ministered at EBC as Senior Pastor for almost 7 years. They then moved to Omaha, Nebraska where Allen directed the Missions Program at Grace University for the next 21 years. They returned to Dallas in 1991 where Allan has been serving as Visitation Pastor. Selma went to be with the Lord in July of 2007. They raised 4 children, Ruth, Marilyn, Janet and Gordon.
Pastor Ben was born in Portland and has lived in several different towns and cities throughout the state of Oregon, including Lakeview, Bend, and Culver. After graduating from Bend Senior High School, he attended Multnomah University where he received his Bachelors in Bible/Theology and Pastoral Ministry while serving at Central Bible Church for 4 years. More importantly, Ben also met his beautiful bride, Leanne, at Multnomah and were married at EBC (Leanne’s home church) on September 13, 2014. After Multnomah, Ben and Leanne enjoyed serving 4.5 years at University Park Baptist Church in Portland and welcoming their daughter Kaylin into their family. They have now been serving at EBC since October, 2017.