Pastor Bob didn’t grow up in the church but at age 23 recognized his great need for a Savior, and chose to follow Jesus. Bob answered the call to full time ministry after being miraculously healed of chronic progressive Multiple Sclerosis in 1996. Healing, restoration and reconciliation are cornerstones of his ministry. Bob has served as an ordained lead pastor in the Assemblies of God for over 21 years in Minnesota and Iowa. He is the former Iowa Ministry Network Men’s Ministry Director, he served as a Presbyter, and a Development Director for a men’s homeless shelter. He believes every community deserves a healthy church where people feel safe, experience transformation and grow in their relationship with God. He has been married to the love of his life Pamela for 33 years, has five adult children, and 2 grandchildren. For fun he enjoys riding bike and painting.
Pastor John has been married to his wife, Rachel since 2005 and has 3 amazing children. He is passionate about building teams to reach and equip the kids and youth with a focus on building up the whole family to pursue all that God has for them. John has served in the Illinois Valley region since 2009 as an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God.
Darin & Beth Jones
Darin and Beth have been married since 1989, have 5 grown children and 4 grandchildren. They have been a part of the People Church for 15 years and have served in multiple ministries. Their passion is helping couples understand and develop the God-given purpose for their marriage.
Christopher & Allyssa Burk
Pastors Christopher and Allyssa have been married since 2010. Serving together in Camping and Children’s Ministries for many years, discipling boys through a ministry called Royal Rangers and serving children and teens who are or have been in foster care through Teen Reach Adventure Camp and Royal Family Kids Camp.
Worship Arts Pastor
Pastor Joshua has served in worship ministry since he was a teen. Traveled from different churches and camps leading others into the presence of God. His passion is for transformation to happen so that others may be worship leaders in their homes. Joshua serves as leader of all the arts (media, music, etc.) here at People Church.