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

Kage is originally from the wild and wonderful state of West Virginia and was saved and baptized at a young age. Kage has been leading worship on staff at LPMV since February of 2022. He has a strong burden for people to not simply sing along on Sunday mornings, but to respond to God through our worship.    He and his wife Kelsey have been married since 2015 and currently have one son, Jameson. In his free time, Kage enjoys spending…

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

Angie is a local girl who has grown up in Mount Vernon and has been learning to follow Jesus since she was 12 years old. She and her amazing husband, Andrew, have three wonderful children, Emma, Will, and Kate, and they have been attending Lifepoint since 2007. Angie has always loved working with children, as she graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a degree in Early Childhood Education and had the privilege to teach second grade for five years…

Bryan Wolf

Bryan is an Illinois native and came to know Jesus as his Lord and Savior while in high school. He married Deana in 1991 and they have six children: Hannah, Molly, Samuel, Lilly Beth, Sophia, and Annalia. Bryan moved to the Buckeye state in 1993 where he worked as a research scientist in the medical food industry for 10 years and concurrently earned his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. In 2002, the Lord called him into full-time missionary service,…

Deana Wolf

Deana was raised in central Illinois and came to know Jesus personally while in high school. She and her husband, Bryan, moved to the Columbus area after graduating from the University of Illinois. She worked as a chemist in an environmental wastewater testing lab for several years before becoming a homeschooling, stay-at-home mom. She and Bryan have six amazing kids – Hannah (married to Gonzalo), Molly, Samuel, Lilly Beth, Sophia, and Annalia. The Wolf family served in Chile, South America…

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?…