DR. Wayne van Gelderen
Falls Baptist Church, Menomonee Falls, WI
Dr. Wayne Van Gelderen – Called to preach at the age of 15, Dr. Wayne has earnestly pursued the Lord’s leading in his life receiving BA and MA in Bible. Following graduation from college, Wayne married Beverly Blanton. The father of six children and 17 grandchildren, Dr. Van Gelderen served as co-pastor of the Marquette Manor Baptist Church in Downers Grove, Illinois, before becoming the Pastor of Falls Baptist Church, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, in 1986. Under his leadership, Falls Baptist began Falls Baptist Academy and the Baptist College of Ministry. Hundreds of servants have been sent out from Falls Baptist under the faithful leadership of Dr. Wayne. Wayne has served with the FBFI for over 40 years.