Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Adam Pursel

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from. I was born and raised in Mount Vernon. Molly and I were married in July of 2007. We have been blessed with 4 kids – 2 sons and 2 daughters. Our oldest is nearly a teenager and our youngest will begin Kindergarten in ’22-23. When did you meet Jesus? I met Jesus when I was in graduate school pursuing a Ph.D. in mathematics. I’d love to tell you…

Kage Queen

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from. I’m originally from Parkersburg, WV. It’s right on the border of Ohio and WV. I started dating my wife, Kelsey in 2013 and we got married in 2015. We had our son, Jameson in 2020 and currently have a little girl on the way. When did you meet Jesus? I met Jesus when I was very young. My dad is a musician and was playing for a southern…

Andrew Champlin

A lifelong follower of Christ, a student of creative technology, and a coffee connoisseur are all accurate descriptors of Andrew. He once led a double life at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, playing the part of English nerd by day and live sound tech by night. Though he’d planned on working a writing gig somewhere after college, God had something different in mind.  Since then he’s had lots of creative jobs, from mixing music for festivals to event photography to web…

Angie Thompson

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from. I was raised right here in Mount Vernon where I met my amazing husband, Andrew. We now have three kiddos: Emma, Will, and Kate. Andrew and I consider it a privilege to be in positions where we can serve our community, especially families and children. When did you meet Jesus? I had the privilege of growing up in a home where following Jesus was taught and modeled. I…

Bryan Wolf

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from. I’m a farm boy and was born and raised in west-central Illinois.  Deana and I met at church in junior high and began dating after I finished high school.  We were married on June 22, 1991, and have six children: Hannah (27), Molly (23), Samuel (21), Lilly Beth (19) Sophia (15), and Annalia (12).  We are proud grandparents to Hazel Rose (1). When did you meet Jesus? I was raised…

Deana Wolf

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from.  I was born in Tampa, FL, and raised in Canton, IL. Bryan and I were married in 1991 and moved to the Columbus, OH area in 1993. We have six kids, 5 girls, and 1 boy. Our oldest daughter is now married and has blessed us with our first granddaughter! When did you meet Jesus? I was raised in a Christian home and have known about God and…

Marc Lyons

Marc is passionate about his faith and serving others. He recently retired after over 35 years in the business world and is now using his experiences and expertise to support the Lifepoint staff in the areas of leadership, strategy development, and communications. Marc also supports the members and regular attenders at Lifepoint Mt. Vernon by helping them find serving opportunities that maximize their time, talent, and treasure for God’s kingdom. Marc has been married to Kelly for 38 years, and…

Kelly Lyons

Kelly is passionate about her faith and has served in various areas of Lifepoint Church as a member for nine years.  Fairly new to retirement, Kelly is looking forward to sharing over 35 years of business experience in Lifepoint Kids. In this volunteer position, Kelly will work alongside Angie Thompson – focusing on preparing leaders, resources, and classrooms so kids can learn more about the Gospel. Kelly has been married to Marc, who also volunteers on our Lifepoint staff, for…

Sam Romine

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from. I grew up in the state of West Virginia and came to Ohio after graduating high school to play golf at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. During my junior year at MVNU, I met my wife, Taiylor, and we were married in July of 2020. We currently have one son named Ryder, and Lord willing we will have a few more kids in the future.  When did you meet Jesus?…

David Brownfield

Tell us a little bit about your family and where you’re from.  I lived in Indiana as a young child and spent my later teenage years in Bozeman, Montana.  I grew up in rural settings.  I met my wife, Debbie, at my missionary appointment service, on July 20th, 1988 while she was on furlough from serving as a missionary in Burkina Faso, West Africa.  We were married on November 12th, 1988.  In March 2016, after retiring, we moved back to…