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Nathan Whidden

Pastor at Elkhart Calvary

Nathan has over 18 years of ministerial experience and has a degree in Bible from Central Bible College. As a preacher he his known for his meticulous exegesis of the biblical text and verse explanation. He has a heart for helping people grow in their relationship with Jesus and specifically for helping people pursue the call that God has on their lives.  


Brian Whidden

Pastor at Elkhart Calvary

With over 30 years of ministerial experience Pastor Brian brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as an instructor for our CSOM classes. His heart for Jesus and helping younger minsters grow is evident in the way he leads and teaches. Pastor Brian holds an undergraduate degree in Bible from Southeastern University and a Masters of Divinity from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. 


Arden Adamson

CSOM Director

Arden K. Adamson, M.A, served as a successful pastor for twenty years with the last church growing from 30 to 400 in Sunday attendance in thirteen years. The subsequent twenty-four years he served the Wisconsin-Northern Michigan District as an executive officer (16 years as Sec.-Treas./Church Planting Director and 8 years as District Superintendent). Retiring in 2008 Arden received professional training and began MaxPath Coaching, a leadership coaching ministry to accelerate progress in a leader’s ministry and personal life. He helps ministers and leaders develop their maximum potential and discover their optimum path. Arden and Glenna have three children and
two grandchildren.


Dave Lade


Dave Lade has pastored Bethel Assembly in Elkhart since 2010.  He earned a BA in Bible from Central Bible College and has taught at the Indiana Assemblies of God School of Ministry.  Before coming to Indiana, he pastored churches in Illinois and New Jersey and has worked as a youth pastor, young adults pastor, and associate pastor. Dave enjoys cycling, the outdoors, collecting maps, and anything Route 66.  His passion is seeing people grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

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