Dr. Thomas Stegall

GIBS ConnectED Director / Instructor

Tom currently serves as the Sr. Pastor of Duluth Bible Church, director of Grace Gospel Press, and director & instructor of GIBS. Previously he served as an associate pastor at DBC for 10 years and as pastor of Word of Grace Bible Church in Milwaukee, WI for 13 years. Tom is married to Debbie and they have three children. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Grace Institute of Biblical Studies, University of Minnesota Duluth, and Grace Biblical Seminary (M.Div., Th.M., Th.D.).

Dr. Dennis Rokser


Dennis became the pastor of Duluth Bible Church in 1985 until the Lord led him in 2022 to become the pastor of Grace & Truth Bible Church in Warner Robins, Georgia. He has also been extensively involved in international missions and has served as the primary teacher and the director of GIBS from 1992 to 2022. Dennis and his wife Nancy have three children. His graduate degrees are from Grace Biblical Seminary (M.Div., D.Min.).

Darrell Patterson

Secretary / Moodle Administrator

Darrell came to trust the Lord Jesus Christ while attending a home Bible study in Duluth. He later graduated from the Moody Bible Institute in 1988 and has been attending Duluth Bible Church ever since. He came on staff to help with the administrative duties in January of 1997. Darrell is married to Valerie (Ahlgren) and they have 2 children.

William "Poochie" Jones

Technology Supervisor & Teaching Assistant

Poochie graduated from the Grace Institute of Biblical Studies and serves as a deacon at Duluth Bible Church. He is involved in a variety of ministries at DBC, including GIBS ConnectED. Besides helping with the technology side of GIBS, he also serves as a teacher's assistant to Dr. Stegall. Poochie and his wife Angela have six children.

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