Church Staff

Lead Pastor

Rev. Richard Kauenhofen

Associate Pastor

Rev. Mike Anderson

Pastor Richard was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and spent most of his growing up years on the farm near Landmark, Manitoba.  He felt the Lord’s call to ministry early in life.  He has attended Elim Bible Institute and Winnipeg Bible College (now Providence College & Seminary), where he earned his Bachelor of Biblical Education.  He and Valerie were married in June of 1983.  He served as a youth pastor in a church in Winnipeg from 1984-1987.  In 1999 they moved their family to Sioux Falls, South Dakota where Richard attended North American Baptist Seminary (now Sioux Falls Seminary), where he completed his Master of Divinity.  Since 2002 Pastor Richard and Valerie have served two churches – Carbon Baptist in Carbon, AB and Springside Baptist.  They have four adult children (three married) and seven grandchildren.  Pastor Richard enjoys spending time with Valerie and their family, going for walks or a bike ride, photography, doing puzzles and reading.

Pastor Mike grew up in Regina. He had aspirations to become an architect but after a trip to Triennial in 2000 he answered God's call to youth ministry. He attended Canadian Bible College now Ambrose University in Calgary and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Religious Education - Youth Ministry.  He was married in June 2005 to his wife Marcie and moved to Springside in August 2005 to serve as Associate Pastor. They have 3 children, Carys, Leah & Owen.  Pastor Mike is currently working on his Masters of Arts and Theological Studies, enjoys riding horses, playing sports, and reading a good theology book!