bpChurch Staff

  • lead pastor - Dr. bob carlson

    Bob has been our lead pastor since 2005. He has lived all around Washington as well as serving in the Air Force in the gulf coast and living with his family as missionaries in South Africa and Swaziland. He has a Th.M. from Dallas Seminary, Doctor of Ministry from Western Seminary, and is passionate about teaching the word of God. He and his wife Julie have 4 grown children. In his spare time he reads history and historical fiction, tinkers with things mechanical and electrical, hikes up and falls down mountains, and watches college football.


    360/892-4664 ext. 107

  • Worship & Care Pastor - Evan Irwin

    Evan has been a worship pastor since 1989, and has been with us since 2012. His experience in melding vocals and instrumental ensembles for each worship service has been a blessing. He works closely with the Pastor to incorporate music that will lead our congregation to worship in spirit and in the truth of the Bible. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Warner Pacific and his Masters in Music Performance at Northwestern University in Chicago. He and his wife, Debi, have four children and 7 grandchildren.


    360/892-4664 ext. 109

  • Youth Pastor - Ryan McKinney

    Ryan grew up at bpchurch and volunteered as our Jr. High director before taking over as Youth Pastor in 2013. Ryan is a graduate from Multnomah Bible College in Portland, OR, and is currently going through the Convergence program through Conservative Baptist North West (CBNW). He and his wife, Jill, have 3 kids, and in his "spare time" he loves to play guitar and do wood working. 


    360/892-4664 ext. 106

  • Business administrator - Rochelle Woods

    Rochelle and her husband Jon came to bpChurch in 2012. After serving as our Administrative Assistant for 6 years, we are excited for her to grow into her new role as Business Administrator. She is responsible for all things church communication and business operations,  while overseeing the church office and providing administrative support to the pastoral staff.  You can reach her at rwoods@bpchurch.com

    360/892-4664 ext. 105

  • Administrative Assistant - KatIE sLOAN

    Katie began working at bpChurch in 2020. She grew up attending bpChurch all through grade school until she left for college in 2014. She attended Biola University, and earned her bachelor's in business administration with a minor in biblical studies. After graduating, she married her husband Alec, and returned to the PNW soon after. You can reach her at


    360/892-4664 ext. 102