Pastor Klompien received his B.A. degree from Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA in 1993. From there Pastor Klompien studied for one year at Reformed Bible College receiving a certificate in evangelism training. He then accepted a call to serve on staff at the Ontario URC in Ontario, CA. During his time in Ontario he began his seminary studies at Westminster Theological Seminary in Escondido, CA from which he received his M.Div. degree in 2001.
Upon graduating, Pastor Klompien was a church planter in Jerome/Twin Falls, ID. After pastoring in Idaho for three years and seeing God establish a congregation there he and his family moved to Dutton, MI where he served as co-pastor at the Dutton URC for seven years. Pastor Klompien was installed as pastor of Preakness Valley URC in 2011.
Pastor Klompien and his wife live in Wayne, NJ with their five children.