Jim and his wife, Dot, moved to Michigan soon after they were married, and they have lived here over 50 years. They are both retired school teachers. They have been attending BCC since 1990. Jim has been leading the mission team for the last 25 years. Jim presently also serves on the Finance team and works in the nursery. They have traveled often over the years, mostly to support and encourage the mission and missionaries who have a relationship with BCC.