• PASTOR greg birdwell

    Greg serves as the Teaching Pastor at Providence.  He loves to study, do, and teach the Word (Ezra 7:10).  His preparation for ministry includes a lifetime of equipping in the church and two earned degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.


    Greg and his wife, Shelby, have been married since 1995 and have five children.  He enjoys reading, wood working, and spending time with his family.

  • Pastor rick jones

    Rick is both humbled and inspired by the call on his life to help proclaim the truth of the gospel to West Chester and the surrounding area. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN and still considers East Tennessee “home”.

    Rick and his wife, Michelle, have been married since 1997 and have three children. He enjoys watching sports of all types, especially those of his kids and Tennessee Football. GBO!  His areas of ministry at PBF include Men’s and Women’s Ministries, Home Fellowship Groups and overseeing budget/finance. Rick believes that the Word is sufficient for all things, including how to build and grow healthy churches. A self-proclaimed “foodie”, he likes checking out new and different restaurants in the greater Cincinnati area and spending time with his family.

  • PASTOR John Botkin

    John is passionate about lifting up Jesus by teaching God’s word. Whether preaching in a pulpit, counseling over coffee, or teaching around the dinner table, he desires to see all people become mature in Christ. He holds degrees from Cedarville University (BA) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv).


    John and Melinda have been married since 1999 and have been blessed with four children. When he’s not spending time with his family, John enjoys reading almost anything. His shelves are especially thick with theology, history, and classic literature. He also likes listening to jazz and Christian hip hop. 

  • PASTOR jason odel

    Jason serves as a full-time staff pastor and loves helping people mature in the likeness of Christ. Around Providence (and at home), you’ll hear him singing the gospel and teaching it in a variety of settings. To fortify his own faith and strengthen ministry skills, Jason earned two degrees from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. 

    His two boys, Easton (7) and Bentley (4), keep him busy with reading silly books, science experiments, a giant dog, and trips to local parks. His wife of 17 years, Tabitha, is his partner-in-crime, scouring all local thrift stores for another refurbishing project. 

  • Pastor Michael Jones

    Michael considers it pure joy to serve God in a pastoral role, and he desires that all believers grow in the knowledge and joy of Jesus. He earned his PhD in Economics and is passionate about instilling the desire for Godly stewardship in others. He has been married to his wife, Courtney, for 17 years, and they have four children together. He loves to share his family's journey through adoption as a picture of God's adoption of believers. He enjoys spending time outdoors - skiing, biking, and finding places to scuba dive other than the Midwest.

  • pastor dan williamson

    Dan is grateful and humbled to serve within the family of Providence Bible Fellowship.  He recognizes that this local Body is intended to draw people to Christ when they see our loving relationship with one another (John 13:35).  Dan desires that we make The Gospel known everywhere and that God’s people trust Our Lord in all things and in all circumstances, knowing that He is Faithful and True.  Dan has served in many roles during past 50+ years since first believing and desires to continue as God sees fit.  He earned Bachelors of History and Economics from Whitworth University and a Masters in Logistics Management from Central Michigan University.  He is blessed with a wonderful wife, Becky, since 1970. They have two daughters and a son with 8 grandkids. They find great joy in spending much time with all of them.

  • pastor dan harris

    Dan is honored and humbled to serve the kingdom of God by serving the local body at PBF. He believes the Bible is a sufficient resource to define and direct ministry addressing issues of life and faith. Dan and his wife Melinda have been married since 1988. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a master’s degree from Ohio State University (Go Bucks!). He retired from leading the Actuarial department of a Fortune 500 insurance company after a career of more than 30 years. Dan enjoys playing jazz piano, hiking, bicycling, kayaking, camping, and spending time with Melinda, their three daughters, and three sons-in-law.