staff


  • Brian baughman - Senior pastor

    Pastor Brian Baughman has served KLMC since 1997. He grew up in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He graduated from Ft. Wayne Bible College in 1982. with a B.S. in Christian Education. He graduated from Huntington University with a Master of Christian Ministry. He married his wife, Tina Baughman, in 1982. They began their ministry at the York Rescue Mission in 1982. From 1982-1990 they served the Keystone United Methodist Church. In 1990 he joined the staff of California Road Missionary Church, Elkhart, IN, where he served until 1997. He has been serving at KLMC since 1997 as the Senior Pastor. Brian and Tina have three grown sons: Matthew (Brittany), Joseph, and Michael. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, bicycling, reading, and playing table games.


    Colossians 1:28 (ESV) - Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.

  • Norm Dial - Associate pastor

    Norm has served at KLMC since June of 2007. He grew up in Elkhart, IN. He graduated from Bethel College (Mishawaka) in 2007 with a Christian Ministry degree. Norm felt called into ministry his Junior year of High School, and has been passionate about seeing people worship the Creator of the Universe ever since. He has been married to his wife, Tara, since 2006. They have two children, Brayden (2012) and Landon (2014). Norm is the youth director. He also has a role in organizing and leading music on Sunday mornings. In his spare time he enjoys listening to and playing music, spending time with his wife, and playing with his kids.

  • Lloyd george - associate pastor

    Pastor Lloyd George attended Frankfort Pilgrim College (Frankfort, IN). He married Myrtice Scott in 1953. Pastor Lloyd pastored three churches in the Pilgrim Holiness denomination before joining the Missionary Church. He has pastored more than forty years with the Missionary Church: Koontz Lake (IN), Freeman (SD), and Galien (MI). He currently serves as the pastor of Galien and associate of Koontz Lake.

  • Kristen basham - co-director childrens ministry

    Kristen has been on staff at KLMC since July 2012. Kristen was raised in Koontz Lake and graduated from Oregon-Davis High School. Kristen married her high school sweetheart, Justin Basham, in October 1993. They have three very active children; Joshua, Jordan and Jared. Kristen adores children and feels very blessed to be a Co-Director in the Children's Ministy at KLMC. She enjoys reading, camping, baking and spending time with family.

  • tina baughman - co-director childrens ministry

    Tina has been part of KLMC since the summer of 1997. She is the wife of Pastor Brian and also has 3 grown sons: Matthew, Joseph and Michael and one amazing daughter-in-law, Brittany. Tina grew up in York, PA and accepted Christ as a Junior in high school. She attended Fort Wayne Bible College in Fort Wayne, IN where she graduated with a major in Christian Eduaction and vowed to never, ever become a pastor's wife. Tina married Brian in 1982, and they served 2 years at the York Rescue Mission. In 1984 Brian accepted a pastorate in Keystone, IN for 6 years and then an associate pastorate in Elkhart, In for 7 years before coming to Koontz Lake. Tina served briefly as church secretary and also volunteered with youth, children and adults before coming back on staff as a co-director for children's ministries in 2007. She enjoys reading, hiking, biking, music, laughing, table games, hanging out with church people, kids, and being a pastor's wife.


    Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. 

  • lita hall - office administrator

    Lita Bergstrom Hall began working at KLMC in 2000 as an assistant to the Director of Noah’s Ark Preschool. She has been the church secretary since 2002. Lita was raised in Grovertown, Indiana and graduated from Oregon-Davis High School and Ball State University in 1980 with a B.S. in Office Administration and a minor in piano. She is married to Rick Hall and they have 2 grown sons, Karl (Janelle) and Alik. She enjoys reading, riding a tandem bicycle with her husband and spending time with family & friends.


    Psalm 100:3 - Acknowledge that the Lord is God. He made us and we are his; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.