New Hope Bible Church
Wednesday, December 11, 2019


Pastor David Kleinhans
David was born in Kissimmee, Florida in 1987. He attended Heritage Christian School, and graduated in 2006. He graduated from Trinity Baptist College with a B.A. in Pastoral Theology in 2010. He has interned with Missionquest International in Huachichil, Mexico, as well as with Liberty Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada. He served as a missionary in Guyana in 2013 and 2014. He taught Bible and History at Heritage Christian School from 2014 to 2017. He began attending New Hope upon returning from Guyana in 2014. He became an elder in 2015. He became the pastor of New Hope Bible Church on July 1, 2017. He was married to Kathryn King in 2015, and they are currently expecting their first child.
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Pastor John Sheets
John was born in 1948, and attended Miami-Dade Community College from 1967 to 1969. He attended Florida Bible College from 1984 to 1986. He became an elder of New Hope in 1986, and was ordained in November of 1988. He and his wife Jacquie have served as faithful leaders at New Hope for over 30 years. John has served in the United States Army, and has had a career as an airline pilot. In addition to serving as the Associate Pastor since 1988, John was also the interim pastor from 2015 to 2017. He has three sons and eight grandchildren.
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Dr. Kenneth Meyers, Elder
Ken was born in Jamestown, New York in 1948. He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in Orlando in 1960. He attended the University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University, and the University of Central Florida, earning his doctorate in School Administration. He has been in public education since 1972, serving as a teacher, curriculum specialist, and for over 25 years, a school principal. He was married in 1972, and from that marriage came four sons and three grandchildren. As a church member and elder, Ken's desire is to fulfill his role and responsibilities as faithfully as possible.
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Bob Butchar, Elder
Bob has served as an elder of New Hope Bible Church since 2015. He and his wife, Vicky, have been members of our church since 2001. They have one son who is attending college. Bob has a heart for Missions. Two of his favorite Bible verses are Galatians 6:9-10; "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers."