Meet Our Staff

Mark Rounsaville, Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark is the Senior Pastor at Baptist Temple. He attended Baptist Temple as a college student member from Fall 1978 until May 1982; came as an associate pastor in June 2001; and became Senior Pastor in May 2003. His vision for BT is:

  • To see folks come to faith in Christ and follow Him as Lord of their lives.
  • To enjoy a sweet spirit of fellowship and unity.
  • To expand our influence on the hearts and lives of people for Christ.

Ike Porter, Director of Student Ministries

Pastor Ike is Director of Student Ministries and has been at Baptist Temple for two years. His vision and goals for BT is to connect and reach the youth on the Northside of Springfield.

Steve Dowell, Worship Leader

Steve Dowell is the Worship Leader at Baptist Temple, as well as an adult Sunday School Teacher and a deacon. He has been a part of Baptist Temple since 1977. His vision for BT is to involve God’s people in the worship of God.

Craig Rounsaville, Assistant Worship Leader

Craig is the Assistant Worship Leader at Baptist Temple, as well as the Grounds Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator, Church Custodial, and College & Career Director. He has been part of BT since 2001. His vision for Baptist Temple is to involve God’s people to worship Him in a personal way each week.

Shelly Conn, Office Manager

Shelly Conn is Baptist Temple’s Office Manager, Bookkeeper, Sunday School teacher (Beginners), and the Hand Chime Leader. Shelly has been a part of BT since 2006.

Gregory Arnold, Administrator and Principal of Christian Schools of Springfield

Gregory Arnold is the Administrator and Principal of Christian Schools of Springfield. He has been part of BT since 2015.