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 one precious granddaughter. 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 was raised on a dairy farm, served our country 4 years in the Air Force, then received a degree in Agricultural Engineering from MSU in 1962. He has worked: for the US Deptartment of Agriculture, in the farm and construction equipment sales and service business including 25 years as co-owner, in real estate and construction for 10 years, and in the citrus business for 20 years. Will married Jackie in 1959. They raised 5 children, including two adopted sons. Currently, they have 4 living children, 11 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Will served on the Board of Directors of Youth Haven Ranches, a mission to disadvantaged children, for over 10 years and currently serves on the board of Port-of-Hope Ministries, a ministry to seafarers in Washington. Through the years, he has enjoyed being active in church, exercising his gifts of service, teaching, giving, and helping others.