Steve Van Ostran
Rev. Dr. Steve Van Ostran is passionate about empowering local churches and in helping them become the incarnated body of Christ in their community. He has served as Executive Minister for ABCRM since March of 2008 and has been involved in coaching pastors and local churches since 2003 after 18 years of pastoring local churches.
Mike now serves as the Region Administrator after years of leadership (and fun) working with churches and pastors as the Ministry & Mission Coach for Wyoming, the Northern Front Range, and Southeastern New Mexico. He loves to see churches and pastors to thrive, and is dedicated to their success.
MINISTER TO FUTURE LEADERS & DISCIPLESHIP
Rev. Lauren Parliament brings a youthful energy and a sense of excitement to our staff with a wide berth of experience, especially in helping to mentor and to guide future leaders. Click below to read more of her amazing biography.
MINISTRY & MISSION COACH FOR DENVER AREA
No stranger to ABCRM, Rev. Rodney G. Perry brings 24 years of pastoral experience in Denver as well as other leadership and ministerial skills to our team. Click below to read more about his ministerial experience and interests.
PASTOR TO PASTOR
Rev. Dr. Kim Skattum has been active in the American Baptist Churches of the Rocky Mountains since August 1982. He began his ministry as the director of music and youth at Crossroads Baptist church until the retirement of Rev. Roland Taylor in 1992 at which time he was elected as the church’s 2nd pastor. He enjoys the chance to visit with pastors throughout the region.
MINISTRY & MISSIONS FACILITATOR FOR THE WESTERN SLOPE
James has been a Pastor at Delta First Baptist for a quarter century. His passion is loving God, serving Him and encouraging people to trust in the Lord. James has a heart for pastors. The reason he joined ABCRM is to come alongside pastors in support of the church.
Time away from work is spent with his wife, Vicki, children and newest family member, Zoey, their granddaughter born in 2018.
Please welcome our newest staff member to the ABCRM team, Samantha Rhodes, who is an active member at ForeFront Church and a former pastry chef (she shares that gift by bringing tasty treats to the office). Click below to read more about Samantha's background and her role at ABCRM.
ABCRM Board Members
Matt Manning(*), Pastor, Crossroads Church
Lacy McCuistion(*), FBC of Fowler
Loretta Dudley(*), Crossroads Church
Steve Van Ostran(*), ABCRM
Cathy Bayert, Pastor, FBC of Greybull, Wyo.
Dave DeMott, FBC of Grand Junction
Natasha Estrada, Elevating Life Church
ABWM National Representative:
LaRose Karr, FBC of Sterling
Russ Oliver, FBC of Laramie
ABC-USA Board Representative:
Bryan Roberts, FBC of Rawlins
Grand Mesa Representative:
Steve Scroggins, FBC of Palisade
Darren Stroh(*), Pastor, FBC of Lamar
Drew Tarwater(*), Pastor, ForeFront Church
Estelle Torpy, Pine Street Church
Western Slope Representative:
Lori Winblood(*), FBC of Delta
International Ministries Representative:
Joe Zepeda, Crossroads Church
(*) denotes an Executive Committee Member
If you have any questions for the ABCRM Board, please contact President Matt Manning.