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Staff Briefs

Bil Brown

Lead Pastor & Intergalactic Superhero

Bil has been with Desperation Church from its very beginning in 1995 and served on the admin board, elder board and in many other roles and areas as a volunteer. Bil served on staff as the Worship/Creativity Pastor for 7 years before becoming DC’s Lead Pastor in 2014. He believes that every person is uniquely made with a God-given purpose for their lives. Bil has a passion for equipping and empowering others to realize their full potential as servants in God's Kingdom. He teaches from a Hebraic perspective and seeks to help others learn and understand the depth of God’s word. Bil likes to have fun and tries to bring the creativity and wonder of God into all aspects of his life.

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Jon Petersen

Pastor of Ministries & Business Administration

Jon has been in ministry since 1993 and came on staff here at Desperation Church in July, 2008. At DC, he is the Pastor of Ministries and Business Administration. His main responsibilities are to manage most of the ministries and volunteers of the church. He also oversees various other daily operations, events and ministries, and works alongside DC's Administrative Board. For much more personal information, please click here.

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Valerie Brown

Church Secretary & Office Administrator

Valerie has been a part of the Desperation Church family since the very beginning. She has served on the Admin board and continues to help with women's ministry and various kid ministries. Valerie is the church’s secretary and office administrator. She came on staff in September of 2011 and is the first point of contact when a person calls or stops by the church office.

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Ashley Hurlbert

Church Treasurer

Ashley is Desperation Church’s Treasurer. She works hard to keep everything organized in the financial department. When she’s not balancing books she’s pouring into the lives of teenagers as a youth ministry volunteer with her husband Josh.

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Brian Allen

Maintenence Manager

Brian is the man when it comes to moving, fixing, hanging, and directing all of the nuts and bolts and other operational elements that it takes to run a church. Brian also heads up our volunteer "Clean Team." Many say that Brian looks like Wolverine of the X-Men and it's no coincidence that he's our hero week after week.


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