Staff Leaders

Aaron Birk

Aaron is Pastor of International Ministries at Faith Church, including Purdue Bible Fellowship. He graduated from Purdue with a B.S. in Accounting and Management in 2013. Aaron is married to his beautiful wife Tirzah and they have a daughter, Zemirah. Aaron loves to lead college Bible studies with his wife, enjoys counseling and teaching from God's word, and loves to serve college students by helping students know the surpassing joy of following Jesus and pleasing Him for the rest of their lives.

Jeff Franklin

Jeff graduated from Purdue University in 2015 with a B.S. in Mathematics. He enjoys reading, paying Ultimate, and really anything that involves spending time with friends. Jeff loves teaching and discipling others to spur them on to love and good deeds. Looking back at his years in college, Jeff sees a time of drastic change and personal growth closer to Christ, and looks forward to guiding college students down that same path during his 3 years in Seminary.

Student Leaders

Ross Reeder

Ross is a senior double majoring in Management and Accounting at Purdue University. He enjoys spending time outside, playing guitar, socializing with friends, and reading. One of his favorite books is “Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life” by Donald S. Whitney. Ross came to know the Lord his freshman year of college after attending PBF for a semester which has given him a passion for the college ministry. He is thankful for the teaching and mentoring he’s received at Purdue Bible Fellowship and Faith Church. One of his favorite verses is 2 Corinthians 5:21, “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”

Erica Timmons

Erica is a junior studying Agribusiness Management and Spanish at Purdue. She enjoys being outdoors (or in the barn), working out, learning languages, and loving people. She is grateful for the Lord’s unwavering stance towards His people and for those who do not yet know Him; she has been able to see His faithfulness firsthand at Faith Church and PBF through His work in her own life and those around her. Some of her favorite verses are found in 1 John 4:10-12, which reads, “ This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.”

Kyle Martin

Kyle is a Senior studying Animal Sciences at Purdue. He enjoys fishing, running, and serving at the Lafayette homeless shelter. He is thankful for God's faithfulness and love in that no matter how many times we have turned away from God in the past, God is still here to pursue us with open arms. After learning of God's redemptive grace he has been able to grow in his faith as a result of older guys pouring into him. One of his favorite verses is found in Romans 8:28 which reads "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”