Dr. Klick has been in fulltime ministry for over 30 years. He married his high school sweetheart Leslie in 1975 and they have three adult children and ten grandchildren.
Blog and personal website: jeffklick.com
Author page for all of Dr. Klick's books: www.amazon.com/-/e/B009L3BNLW
Dennis Uecker is a content man. He has been twice blessed with godly Christian wives. His first wife Jeanne, who blessed him with her love for over 35 years, is now with the Lord. He has since been blessed with Judy, his wife and helpmeet since 2001.
Dennis was raised in a Christian home and cannot remember a time of not having a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. Along the way, he’s been further blessed with 6 children - 2 natural and 4 supernatural (adopted). At one time or another all 6 children were home schooled as God led. After Dennis and Judy were married, Judy, who was never previously married, adopted the four youngest children, who, counting their adoption into God’s family, have now been adopted three times. The five oldest of the six children have married and have blessed Dennis and Judy with 9 grandchildren - 6 natural and 3 supernatural. Annie, their youngest, lives at home and is a special needs child who blesses them daily with her unique gifting. (If you are interested in listening to Dennis’ personal testimony, click here)
Dennis brings over 35 years of business experience to his position as Associate Pastor/Administrator of Hope - having experience in teaching, sales, financial control and accounting, business formation and ownership, commercial real estate, and for the 15 years prior to joining the church staff in 2007, residential real estate.
When Hope hired Dennis, they also got Judy in the bargain. She is a skilled administrator, having been the personal secretary/administrator for a senior pastor for 10 years, in addition to years of hospital, Christian radio, and business administration experience. Judy prefers to stay in the background - except when she’s part of the worship team - but much of what you see in printed form and PowerPoint presentations was created by her.
Dennis has been in the Kansas City area and has been friends with Pastor Jeff since 1987 and has been actively involved in the churches he has attended, serving at various times as associate pastor, elder, teacher, worship team member, financial overseer, and administrator. Dennis' undergraduate degree is in education, and he loves being able to teach Biblical principles, and helping people of all ages develop in character and godliness, particularly young adults. He is actively working with Pastor Jeff to carry out the mandate in Ephesians 4:12 "to equip the saints for the work of ministry", and to encourage men to be leaders and teachers in their families and in the church. Dennis believes the Kingdom of God is relational, and works to create opportunities for families in the church to build relationships.