Pastor Jeremy Bolles
Hailing from Seattle, Washington, Pastor Jeremy Bolles, earned a Bachelor’s in educational ministry from Seattle Pacific University and a Masters of Divinity from The King’s Seminary in Los Angeles. It was there that he met his wife Heather, who introduced him to BCC in 2007. After marrying and settling in Ames, Pas. Jeremy began serving in the BCC children’s ministry and accepted his current assignment, administrative Leader, in 2010. His heart is to help people know who they are in Christ and help families be centered in Christ. Pastor Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family, music, playing board games, and sports. He and Heather have three sons.
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Pastoral Assistant of Ministries
Digital Media Ministry & Church Online Leader
Derrick Ostolaza is a filmmaker focused on producing films that spark inspiration and leave a lasting emotional response. His work has been featured in NWA Best of Brands, The All American Film Festival, and YoungArts. He graduated from the Cinema Department at Point Park University’s conservatory and started his business career with Amplify Church in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and now works for Body of Christ Church in Ames Iowa, producing content that reaches others online. He is now producing his first short animation film parable with fellow YoungArts alumni Emma Nebeker.
Born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico now based out of Ames Iowa, his life has brought him experiences. Each experience leaves lasting emotional responses. At the age of twelve, he almost died because of severe dehydration. At the age of twenty, he experimented with drugs that left him in a dark place in his life. Now, at twenty-three, Derrick focuses on using these negative experiences and turning them into positives by leading others to Christ through a cinematic experience.
Josh moved to Ames to obtain his degree at ISU. After graduating from ISU with his engineering degree, he stayed in Ames and joined BCC as Pastor Toran’s assistant. For much of his life, Josh felt a call from God to be a leader and he believes that, in this post college season, God is growing and establishing that leadership in his life through the guidance of Pastor Toran and the community of the BCC family.
Josh is outgoing, enthusiastic, and loves connecting with people. He is not afraid to be funky and expressive. He enjoys deep theological and philosophical thinking, soccer, and snowboarding. Josh is passionate about board games and spirit filled worship music and is always looking for new creations in both spheres.