James Clemensen
James ClemensenFounder
Pastor Clemensen, is the founder of Agapé Baptist Church. He is also the founder/administrator of Agapé Boarding School in Stockton Missouri. Mr. Clemensen has served in these ministries since 1990.
Joe Grande
Joe GrandeSenior Pastor
Pastor Grande came to Agapé Baptist Church in October of 2014 from Bakersfield, California, where he started and pastored the Faith Baptist Church for 25 years. He has been a friend to the ministry of Agape since it was established in 1990. He graduated in 1986 from Hyles Anderson College with a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Theology. Pastor Grande is now Senior Pastor of Agape Baptist Church as of August of 2018.
Frank Burton
Frank BurtonAssistant Pastor
Pastor Burton came to Agapé Baptist Church from Boeke Road Baptist Church in Evansville, Indiana, where he was an assistant pastor for 10 years. He graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology. He has a Master’s in Education and a Doctor of Education degree from Carolina University of Theology.
Bill Lystlund
Bill LystlundAssistant Pastor
Pastor Lystlund worked in the construction industry until surrending to full time ministry in 1980. He attended Oklahoma Baptist College and graduated in 1984 with a degree in Theology. After 33 years of traveling as an Evangelist and pastoring a church, he felt God was leading him to the ministries at Agape Baptist Church. In December of 2013 he became Co-Pastor of Agape Baptist church. Pastor Lystlund also has a Doctorate of Divinity Degree from Faith Baptist Schools of Theology.
Tim Martin
Tim MartinYouth Pastor
Tim Martin was raised in a Godly Christian home. His dad Dan Martin has been in evangelism for many years. He attended Grace Baptist College and graduated in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Theology. He became Youth Pastor at Victory Baptist Church in Osprey, Florida. He later went into Evangelism for three years. Bro Martin now serves her at Agape Baptist Church as Youth Pastor and is involved in the bus ministry. Bro Martin and his wife Andrea have two children.