Alpine Baptist Church
Our mission is to glorify God and fulfill the Great Commission by developing devoted followers of Jesus Christ in a loving community. We do this through corporate worship, small group prayer and Bible study, community and global outreach and service. It is a great honor to be a part of what God is doing in the world and we are thankful to be a part of it.
Doug Compton, Senior Pastor, graduated from Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania in 1975. After three years as an assistant pastor in Michigan and fourteen years pastoring in Illinois, he was called to Alpine in June, 1992. Along with his pastoral responsibilities, Pastor Compton serves as the volunteer Baseball Chapel leader to the West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor league affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. He has served with Baseball Chapel since 1994. You can learn more about Baseball Chapel at its website: www.BaseballChapel.org.
Scott Florida graduated from Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Bible. After serving for three years as a youth pastor in Owosso, Michigan, Scott and his wife Lori moved to Alpine in 1996 where he serves as Assistant Pastor in Youth and Christian Education. Scott received his Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in May 2006.
Minister of Visitation
Dennis Muston, is a graduate of the former Grand Rapids Baptist College, now Cornerstone University, and Michigan State University. He served as Minister of Music at Alpine for over 30 years and even now, continues to direct the choir while serving as the minister of visitation for shut-ins and those facing medical challenges. In addition to his ministry at Alpine, he taught music in public and Christian schools for 38 years.