Church Team

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Meet Our Team

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Mark Appell - Lead Pastor

Mark Appell joined the Perth Bible Church team in 1996 in volunteer ministry. He was called to get a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Missions. From 2001 to 2005 Mark had a mixture of paid and volunteer work at Perth Bible Church. In 2005 he was hired as a part time assistant pastor. 2007 Mark became a full time assistant pastor and in 2011 he became the senior pastor.  Pastor Mark's personal mission statement: Striving to be the best son of God I can be, loving my wife and children unconditionally , Reaching people in there lost state, cultivating their Relationship with Christ and other believers, and challenging them to Honor God with their lives. Reach, Relate, and Honor.

But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God. Acts 20:24

Jordan Davoll - Assistant Pastor

Jordan Davoll joined Perth Bible Church team on June 1, 2015 as the Assistant Pastor. Jordan has his Bachelor's of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Trinity Baptist College. He received his Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Trinity Baptist Seminary in August of 2019 and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity from Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Jordan is passionate about connecting people with the local church. Favorite quote, "Live life to the hilt, to the glory of God." – Jeff Davoll

Casting all your cares on Him, because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

Roger Ellison - Teaching Pastor

Roger Ellison received his Bachelor's degree from Tennessee Temple college in Chattanooga, TN. He then went on to receive his PhD from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. Pastor Roger is the Co-Founder of Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, FL where he was the President from 1964-1979. Roger has worked in many different Christian school settings and enjoys educating people about Christ. His goals are to represent the Lord to his fullest.

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21

Chris Gardner- Youth Ministries Director

Chris Gardner joined the Perth Bible Church team in 2017 as the Director of Youth Ministry. Chris has completed his Bachelor's degree in Bible/Theology and Pastoral Studies from Appalachian Bible College. He is currently working on his MDiv in Pastoral Ministries at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. Chris is passionate about helping young people develop a love for God's Word, help them to see their need for discipleship and then integrate them into community.

He who calls you is faithful; he will surely do it. 1 Thessalonians 5:24

Isaiah Strong- 316 Ministry Director

Isaiah Strong started working for Perth Bible church in 2014.

Breck Appell - Academy Principal

Breck joined the Perth Bible staff in August of 2019. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science degrees from Pensacola Christian College. Breck has taught in Christian schools in Kansas City and Des Moines. He also worked at Faith Baptist Bible College & TS as the Financial Aid Director and Assistant Registrar. Breck has a desire to help young people grow in their relationship with God.


Douglas VanNostrand - Learning Center 3 Supervisor

Douglas VanNostrand started working at Perth Bible Church in November of 2017. Doug has his Bachelors of Science in Religious Studies from Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia. He is currently working on his Masters in theology. He enjoys using technology to connect people with the local church and spread the gospel message to as many people as possible.

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. Philippians 1:21

Kelly Appell- Learning Center 2 Supervisor

Kelly joined the Perth Bible staff in August of 2019. She earned Bachelor of Science degrees from Faith Baptist Bible College in both Biblical Studies/Counseling and Elementary Education with endorsements in Middle School Teaching and Coaching. Kelly completed a Master of Arts in Teaching with an endorsement in Talented and Gifted Teaching from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, in December 2016. She spent the last eleven years teaching in the elementary and junior high at Ankeny Christian Academy, as well as coaching high school volleyball. Kelly is passionate about helping students to develop a Biblical worldview. 

Abigail Samples- Learning Center 1 Supervisor

Abigail Samples started working for Perth Bible Church in 2015. Abigail has a bachelor's degree in Inclusive Childhood Education from Houghton College in Houghton, NY as well as her Master's of education in advanced educational studies from Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH.

Rachael Strong- Financial Secratary

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. Psalms 37:4-5

Devin Martell-Technical Director

Nicole Lesniewski- Maintenance and Custodial

Amy VanNostrand- Office Manager