Our Staff


harrison lippert, senior pastor

Born and raised in South Dakota, I grew up on a farm near Tripp from 3rd grade through high school.  Our family attended the Memorial Baptist Church in Parkston.  In that parking lot, I accepted Jesus as my Savior after... (read more)

bryce roskEns, associate pastor

While I was a good church attender for quite some time, I didn’t start my journey with Jesus until I was 11 years old. I put my faith in Jesus for the first time at Crystal Springs Baptist Camp in North Dakota. I say that it started then because I didn’t fully... (read more)

jim kramer, community life pastor

I was born in Hardin County in 1952 and lived both in Steamboat Rock and on the farm near Steamboat Rock.  During my entire childhood, my parents made sure that attending church at 1st Baptist... (read more)

brian herrin, director of worship

I grew up attending and singing at Grace United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Illinois where I was baptized and confirmed. Besides music, I participated in cross country, track, and wrestling and was active... (read more)

monique dorow, secretary

When I was 17 years old, I started working as a secretary at a fertilizer plant in my hometown. My boss was very influential in my spiritual life. I began attending Bible studies he and his wife held in their home and started to attend their church... (read more)

Crystal Carroll, Children's Ministry Director

My name is Crystal, and I am Steamboat Rock’s new Children’s Ministry Director. I am married to an amazing husband named Jacob, and we have three children, Toby (6), Annabelle (3), and Hannah (18 months), and another one on the way in October.....(read more)