Dr. Stephen Davey planted Colonial in 1986 and has served as the Pastor/Teacher throughout its history. He is a graduate of Tennessee Temple University (B.A.), Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Dallas Theological Seminary (S.T.M.). Stephen and his wife, Marsha, have been married more than 30 years and have been blessed with four children: twin sons Benjamin [wife Caroline] and Seth [wife Megan]; daughters Candace Ortiz [husband Cristian Ortiz], Charity and one grandson, Nicholas. In addition to his pastorate, Stephen is President of Shepherds Theological Seminary and teaches internationally through the radio program, Wisdom For The Heart.
Dr. David Burggraff joined the staff of Colonial in July 2009 as Executive Pastor. Prior to coming to Colonial, he served three and a half years at Clearwater Christian College in Florida, and seventeen years as President, Dean, and Professor of Theology at Calvary Baptist Seminary in Pennsylvania. He also was a senior pastor in Lebanon, PA and Owatonna, MN. In addition to his pastoral functions at Colonial, David is Chaplain and Professor of Theology at Shepherds Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (B.Ch.E), Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div., Th.M.), and Dallas Theological Seminary (Ph.D.). Dave and Lucy have three sons: Philip (wife Tia), Andrew (wife Allyson), Nathan (wife Diana), and five grandchildren.
Ben joined the staff of Colonial in August, 2008. He has a Bachelor of Science in Bible from Baptist Bible College, PA and a Masters in Christian Ministry from Shepherds Theological Seminary. He has served as College, Student and Sports intern at Colonial. He is married to Caroline and they have one son, Nicholas.
Mike Egerdahl joined the staff of Colonial in September 2010. His previous ministry experience includes serving as a ministry assistant in Colonial’s Children’s Ministry. Mike also spent five years traveling with an evangelistic team that partnered with local churches across the country to share the gospel with children, teens and adults. Mike has a Bachelor of Science in Bible from Bob Jones University and is working on his Masters of Divinity at Shepherds Theological Seminary. He is married to Bridget and they have two sons, Hawken and Jude.
Gary Hallquist joined the Colonial staff in August of 2009. Before coming to Colonial, Gary served at Taylors First Baptist Church, Greenville, SC, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Shades Mountain Baptist, Birmingham, AL, and Dunwoody Baptist, Atlanta, GA. Gary received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK, Master of Music degree from the University of North Texas, Denton, TX, Master of Theological Studies from Beeson Divinity, Birmingham, AL, and Doctor of Worship Studies from the Institute for Worship Studies, Orange Park, FL. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association and ASCAP. Gary and his wife, Sherrell, have three children and eight grandchildren.
Stephen joined the staff in March of 2006. He received his Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to his coming, Stephen served over 10 years as a counseling pastor. He is a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors and is certified as a Prepare/Enrich Marriage Counselor. Stephen is currently pursuing a D.Min. in Pastoral counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Kim, have two children: Madison and Parker.
Evangelism & Seniors Ministry
Brad Harbaugh joined the Colonial Staff in August of 2002. Brad received his B.R.E. in Pastoral Ministry at Baptist Bible College of PA and his Masters in Religious Education, from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, Michigan. Prior to his coming to Colonial, Brad served more than twenty years of full time ministry as a youth pastor in Fostoria, OH; a worship pastor in Grand Rapids, MI; and ten years as senior pastor in Evart, MI. Brad is an ordained pastor who has served at Colonial as pastor in the Adult, Care and Outreach Ministry areas. Brad is currently pastor of evangelism and senior ministry. He is pursuing a D.Min. in Pastoral counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Robin, have four children: Andy (wife Missi), Megann (husband Matt), Josh and Becca, and six grandchildren.
High School Ministry
Nick Rundlett joined the Colonial staff in May of 2009. Nick earned his B.A. from Baptist Bible College located in Clarks Summit, PA. After graduating Nick served as a youth pastor in Milford, MI, working with middle school, high school and college students. Nick is currently pursuing his M.Div. at Shepherds Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Joyce, live in Holly Springs.
Middle School Ministry
Paul Funchess joined the pastoral staff at Colonial in June 2013. Paul has a BA in Pastoral Ministries from Pensacola Christian College, and a Master of Divinity degree from Shepherds Theological Seminary. Before attending seminary, Paul traveled for three years as a youth evangelist holding youth conferences and preaching in camps. He also served on the pastoral staff of a church in Staten Island and as an assistant pastor in Ocala, FL. He is married to Christie and they have five daughters: Hope, Sophia, Gracie, Mckayla, and Zoe.
Scott Wylie joined the staff of Colonial in October of 1995. He served for six years on a church staff in Michigan. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Bible/Theology from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Il. and a Master of Religious Education from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Il. He and his wife, Lorie, have two children: Chad and Eric.
Tom Zempel joined the Colonial pastoral staff in January of 2011. He has served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Central Baptist Seminary in Plymouth, MN since June of 2007. Prior to that he served as the Vice President of Administration, taught in the counseling department and was head of the counseling center since 1994. Tom received his Bachelor of Arts at Pillsbury Baptist Bible College and earned a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis. He received a Doctor of Ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary in the area of Biblical Counseling. He is a member and Fellow of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors. In addition to his pastoral functions at Colonial, Tom is head of the counseling emphasis of the M.A. in Church Ministries and adjunct professor at Shepherds Seminary. Tom and his wife, Jane, have three children: Jonathan (wife Renee), Benjamin, Amy (husband Neil), and six grandchildren.