Our Leadership Team

  • Lead Pastor - Burt Miller

    Our Senior Pastor, Burt Miller, has lived in Lewes for most of his life. Burt has a knack for preaching engaging messages that are both true to Scripture and easy to understand. His passion is to see people far from God come into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ.

    Burt holds a bachelors degree in the Bible from Eastern University and a Masters in Divinity from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. He, his wife Katie, and their sons Ben and Luke reside in Lewes, Delaware.

  • Executive Pastor - Bob Degen

    Bob has been in ministry for over 25 years. His primary role is to oversee the administration and general management of Solid Ground Church.

  • Associate Pastor  - Josh Bell

    Our Associate Pastor, Josh Bell has a heart to see people connect with Jesus in meaningful and life-changing ways. Josh oversees the Sunday morning experience at Solid Ground as well as overseeing the different ministries at Solid Ground. Josh graduated from Eastern University in 2016 with a degree in Biblical Studies. 

  • Worship Director - Keith Straume

    Keith Straume is the Worship Director at Solid Ground. He has been an active participant in worship ministry for over a decade. His job is to oversee our worship in planning, practice, and service.

  • Children's Ministry - Katie Miller

    Katie Miller is the Director of Children's Ministry at Solid Ground. She has a professional background in early childhood education as well as being a mom to two young boys. Katie helped found our church with her husband Burt in 2009.