Senior Pastor: Rob Williams

Robert was born and raised in Des Moines, IA. He lived there until he graduated from Grandview Christian School, where he felt he was being called into full-time ministry. From there he went to the Great White North (Canada) and attended college at Kingswood University, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Pastoral Ministries. He is passionate about Church revitalization and growth, all while building a strong community of believers. Rob is a complete sports fanatic, drummer, video gamer, and loves spending time with his wife, Stephanie, and four beautiful children. 



Pastor of Worship and Discipleship: Joe Nepodal

Joe was born and raised in Platte, SD. He then went to South Dakota State University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Music Education. During the following year of teaching elementary music in Mitchell, SD, Joe felt a call to go to seminary and become a pastor. After three years pursuing a Masters of Divinity and doing ministry in Indiana, he moved to Charles City and began serving at The Bridge in July 2017. Joe is passionate about seeing discipleship become part of the identity of the local church and leading others in worship. Joe loves spending time playing board games, video games, and disc golf, as well as hanging out with his wife, Chelsea and his son, Rhett.



Administrative Assistant: Tami Howell

Tami was born and raised in Northern Iowa.  She is currently living in Charles City with her husband Dan and their dog Sadie.  Together they have 3 grown sons Joshua, Jason and Jeremiah.  Tami worked for twenty-seven years as an Elementary Education Teacher.  She has attended The Bridge church since it was founded.  She has felt called to serve the church in a full-time capacity since she was in high school. She serves as our nursery director, a member of the worship team and the Pastor’s Advisory Council. She is passionate about serving others.  In her free time, she enjoys walking, reading, spending time with family and watching football.