Pastor Jeff is happily married to his college sweetheart, Betty Ann. Together, God has blessed them with four wonderful children. Family activities and time together are very important in the Hinds' household. Together they enjoy sports, reading, visiting extended family, outdoor activities, and church life. They love being at Highland Community Church! It is a great place to worship God, learn about His word, honor Him with our service, and raise a family. Jeff was educated at Houghton College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned his doctoral degree.
Steve Clements joined Highland's staff in December of 2004. He is an avid outdoorsman, an Eagle Scout, accomplished pilot, and loves the Lord and teens. He comes to Highland after many years of working in para-church ministries and co-leading a youth ministry in a local church. Steve is responsible for the Youth Ministries (grade 6-12) of Highland.
Ryan grew up in the Wausau area and after a number of years in Christian camp ministry came on staff at Highland. He serves the Weston Campus in all things children, leads the Young Adults ministry, and loves reaching out to new families at all of our campus sites.
Pastor Dan MacDonald and his family have been attending Highland since 1994. Dan received his bachelors degree from Covenant College in GA and his Master of Arts in religion with a counseling emphasis from Westminster Seminary in PA. Dan's main areas of focus as Associate Pastor involve counseling, working with small groups, visitation, and working with newcomers to Highland.
Pastor Dave Mahler is the Campus Pastor at our Wausau Campus. He joined our staff in May of 2006. Dave works in areas of counseling, teaching, custodial staff management, and visitation.