We believe in you and the potential within you to change the world! We are passionate about the local church as a Family, Body, and House that represents Jesus Christ on the earth and builds His Kingdom It has been our joy to be the senior pastors of Evangel Temple for the past 18 years, leading the greatest ministry team on the planet; and we're just getting started.
Kile Bateman is the Senior Pastor of Evangel and the founder & executive director of Phased In--a transitional living program for emancipated foster youth. He is a courageous leader and a true visionary who has led numerous trips to disaster areas around the world, while remaining steadily focused on impacting the local community. Pastor Kile speaks with passion and zeal. He knows how to honor, celebrate, challenge, and motivate people all at the same time. Kile has been married to Patti for 26 years, and they have two amazing children, Luke and Naphtali; and a grandson named Caiden, who is the joy of their lives.
Patti Bateman is the Lead Pastor of Evangel. She is authentic, approachable, and enthusiastic about inspiring and equipping people to be fully alive in their own lives. Her ability to impart and cultivate leadership skills in those around her is incredible. She is a dynamic worship leader and a powerful teacher that will have you laughing one minute and crying the next. Patti has been married to Kile for 26 years. They are whole-hearted about adoption, not as the last option, but as the first choice. They have two amazing children, Luke and Naphtali; and a grandson named Caiden, who is just "everything".