Kile Bateman is the Senior Pastor of Evangel and the founder 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 31 years, and they have two amazing children, Luke and Naphtali; and five grandchildren Caiden, Ayzaria, Nylah, Mia, and Kay'Niyaa who are 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 31 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 five grandchildren, Caiden, Ayzaria, Nylah, Mia, and Kay'Niyaa who are just "everything".