Board of Directors
Secretary & Treasurer
Brian and Theresa, high school sweethearts, married in 1986. They were called to serve the Lord at Youth Haven Ranch, a Christian camp for at risk children, for 18 years. During the end of that time, God led them to start this retreat ministry. In 2013, God also called Brian to pastor Grace Baptist Church in Somerset Center, MI. He thoroughly enjoys studying God Word and ministering to the people. Theresa has been an RN since 1988 with most of her nursing experience in Pediatrics. Besides her responsibilities for QPM, she provides private duty nursing, continues to help with summer camp registration, and serves as a deaconess in her church. Brian and Theresa own 10.68 acres with some woods adjoining Quiet Place Ministries' property. They are blessed with three wonderful children who are happily married and three precious grandchildren. They enjoy God's creation and love to help and serve people.
Dick has been a Licensed, Ordained Minister since 1984 and has served as a Youth Pastor, an Associate Pastor, and an Interim Pastor. He currently serves the Lord as an elder in his church. He obtained a BA in Psychology, an MA in Counseling, and has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 1993 in the state of Michigan. He counsels through his ministry, Crossroad Counseling. He is presently employed at Spring Arbor University as a Graduate Academic Advisor for their Master of Arts in Counseling Program. Dick has a heart for those in ministry. He co-founded another retreat ministry and counseled retreat guests who requested his services for 8 years. He and Jan, his college sweetheart, have been married since 1980 and have five children, two daughters-in-law, and seven granddroids (so named due to the occasional glitches in their programming). He has fun being an apiarist (beekeeper) and aspires to be a Yooper (but prefers being married).
Jon is an MK who grew up on the mission field in the Bahamas. He attended New Tribes Bible Institute in Wisconsin and graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist College in 1997 with a Bachelor's degree in Biblical Education and a Minor in Aviation. He married Lisa in 2018, also acquiring a teenage daughter, 3 married children, and 9 grandchildren. Jon and Lisa purchased a 40 acre farm after their marriage with the intent of some of the property being sold to QPM and some to Brian and Theresa Hendrick for the purpose of providing retreats for people serving in ministry. They own a horse, two mules, and some cats. Jon drives a semi for a large major carrier and serves as a deacon, Treasurer, SS Teacher, and Song Leader in his church. He has been on the board since QPM's inception in 1999. He enjoys the outdoors and working the land.
Tim is a PK and graduate of Word of Life Bible Institute in 1976 and Liberty University in 1980 with a degree in Youth Ministry. He has served as the Director of Youth Camps on Word of Life Island, a Youth Pastor, and at Youth Haven Ranches in MI as the Program Director for 9 years and in AZ as the Ranch Director for 3 years. He and his wife, Sandy, founded MAP Ministries, Inc., a ministry to hurting families, individuals, and US Veterans. Tim also has experience in retail sales (11 years) including some as a sales manager and in insurance sales. He has been a Licensed Realtor in the state of Michigan since 2002. He and Sandy wed in 1977 and have 3 married children and 9 grandchildren. Tim has been on the board since QPM's inception in 1999. He enjoys spending time with family, hunting, and fishing.
Will Reeder served on our board until he went to be with the Lord in April of 2022. Will and Jackie have been involved with our ministry for years, and now Jackie serves on our board. They were married in 1959. Jackie received a 2 year degree in Secretarial Studies, then enjoyed many years of homemaking. She and Will adopted, fostered, and boarded domestic and international students. They raised 5 children, including two adopted sons. Currently, Jackie has 4 living children, 9 living grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Will and Jackie had an effective ministry of encouragement to missionaries that was very rewarding. Jackie has also had a heart to minister to women, and has been facilitating and teaching women's small groups and Bible studies for years.
Bob grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. While he was home schooled in Christianity by his mother he gave his life to the Lord as a teenage counselor at a Salvation Army summer camp in Oregon. He has had two successful careers; 31 years in the US Army retiring as a Colonel, and 25 years in the computer services industry culminating in jointly founding and taking a company public in 1999. Since moving to mid-Michigan he and his wife have been serving the Jackson area children through Together We Can Make A Difference and the Lazy B's Ranch. Bob is the president of the board of both organizations. He has held leadership positions in every church he has attended since 1974 and is licensed and ordained through Calvary Ministries International Global. He is a deacon at Abundant Life Assembly in Cement City. Bob and Pat, married in 1991, share four children from previous marriages and three grand children from an unofficially adopted son. Besides caring for his wife, he is focused on unifying the efforts of Christians throughout the mid Michigan area to reach more and more people for the Lord.