Pastors

Ryan Jensema

Senior Pastor I grew up in a family that loved and served Christ.  As I grew through my teen years I began to embrace my own faith and commitment to Christ.  I moved to Bellingham in the fall of 1995 to attend Western Washington University.  It was then that I connected with Northwest and began helping with the Middle School Youth Group as a volunteer. I came on staff as a summer youth intern in 1997 and have never looked back.  I…

Mark Hinkleman

Executive/Worship Pastor I grew up in a family that was at church every time the doors were opened. Like the typical church kid, I prayed to receive Christ as my savior at a VBS the summer of 1985. My faith became a significant part of my life during middle school and high school. After high school, I went to Multnomah Bible College and began working at a local church. During this time I met my wife, Jennifer, and we were married in…