Pastoral Staff


Dr. Dan Dickerson

Senior Pastor

Dr. Dan Dickerson, a 1965 graduate of Midland High School, now pastors the church he attended as a high school student. Before coming to Calvary in 1979, Dr. Dickerson ministered as a youth pastor in Denver, Colorado. There, he and his wife, Cheryl, started their family made up of four boys. They were married in 1969.
Dr. Dickerson received both his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Bob Jones University and in May of 1998 was awarded the Doctor of Sacred Ministries degree from Northland Baptist Bible College. He also serves on the boards of Michigan Association of Christian Schools, Baptist Mid Missions and International Baptist Bible College.

Dr. Mike Reece

Associate Pastor

School Administrator 

Pastor Mike Reece has been the Calvary Baptist Academy Administrator since 1978. Pastor Reece holds a Bible degree from the Grand Rapids School of Bible and Music, a B.S. degree in education from Central Michigan University and a M.A. in Educational Administration from Pensacola Christian College. In May of 2009 Pastor Reece was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree of Humanities from Bob Jones University. He and his wife Jeanie have four children. 


Dr. David Warren

Discipleship Pastor

Secondary Principal

Pastor David has been on staff since 2003. He currently oversees our discipleship programs including Sunday school, bible studies, and one-on-one discipleship. He also coordinates Christian education as he serves as the junior and senior high school principal.
David grew up in Michigan and graduated from Calvary Baptist Academy in 1992. As a sophomore in college he came to realize that he had no personal relationship with Christ and the he needed to proclaim Jesus as Lord. After graduating from college David served as a youth pastor in Tampa, Florida for two years.  He also served as a family therapist at Boysville of Michigan for three years before coming to Calvary.  In 2014 he earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministries and a masters in Counseling. He and his wife, Maria, have four children, Kirsten, Brendan, Carson and Grayson.
David has a passion to see members of the church and the students at Calvary develop a Christian worldview that permeates all areas of their lives and enables them to be salt and light in a culture that desperately needs Christ.

 Pastor Mark Dickerson

Community and Family Pastor

Mark grew up at Calvary Baptist Church and upon graduation from Calvary Baptist Academy, he and his wife, Danelle, both graduated from Bob Jones University. In 1995, Pastor Mark Dickerson and Danelle moved to Jacksonville, Florida where Pastor Mark spent three years as a Youth Pastor at Victory Baptist Church. In 1999, Pastor Mark and Danelle moved back to Midland and joined the staff as Youth Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church until 2015 when he shifted responsibilities. Mark and Danelle have four kids, Mark, Matt, Caitlyn, and Caleb.

James Day

Youth Pastor

James attended Calvary Baptist Academy from the time he was in K-4 until he graduated from CBA in 2002. After graduating from Bob Jones University with a Bachelors , he began teaching in 2006 at a Springfield Christian School in Michigan. He later took on the responsibility of youth pastor at Dixie Baptist Church. In 2015, Pastor James became the youth pastor at Calvary Baptist Church. Pastor James also teaches 11th grade Bible Doctrines. James is married to Tiffany, and has two children, Sadie and Peyton.