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 18 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 31 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 children 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.
Krista has been a part of the youth ministry at the People Church for over 8 years now and has a huge heart for the students of Bureau County. She is passionate about prayer and meeting students where they are.
Worship Arts Pastor
Joshua was born in Huntsville, AL, and attended Emmanuel College. It is there he received a bachelor’s degree in Worship Ministry. He has led multiple worship teams for 10 years and has traveled around the east coast leading teens and young adults in worship. As a kid, the Lord revealed to him what worship truly is through different trials and tribulations. His heart is to see heaven touch earth and equip people to be worship leaders in their own lives. He has a heart for discipleship and pushing people to reach the fullness of their calling.