About Us

Who We Are

The Inland Empire Baptist Association is a group of Southern Baptist churches located in Northeastern Washington/Northern Idaho. Our association goes as far north as the Canadian border, as far south as St. Maries, Idaho, as far west as Ritzville, WA, and as far east as Kellogg, Idaho. We are members of the Northwest Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention.

Our Team

Dr. Dan Brandel | Director

Dan over 50 years of pastoral experience. He and his wife Connie have a passion for ministry and mentoring younger people entering ministry. Dan is leading the association have a focus on ministry rather than mainenance.

Connie Brandel | Ministry Assistant

Connie handles the administrative operations of the association and acts as associational clerk. She is active in her local church leading music and women’s ministry.