Jason  Alligood

Jason has been an elder & the Teaching Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church since November 2012. Before coming to Peoria, Jason & his family resided in the metropolitan area of St. Louis where Jason served as an Associate Pastor of New Community Church from 2000-2012. Before this, he was the Pastor of Student Ministries of Grace Bible Church in rural FL. He repented of his sins & trusted in Christ's perfect life, death & resurrection as the only means to be reconciled to God at the age of 16. He & his wife Amber were married in 1997 & have three grown and married children, Jonah (Madelein), Karis (Trevor) & Aubrey (Tucker). Jason holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology and a Th.M. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jason also has the pleasure of writing for the MBTS resource For the Church and for the school's theological journal. He holds a Master’s degree in Bible and theology from Calvary Theological Seminary & a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and student Ministries from Moody Bible Institute. Jason is an adjunct professor of Puebla Bible Seminary, an adjunct professor of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. He enjoys spending time vacationing with his wife, reading, and writing. His book Raised in Splendor: The Hope of Glorification for a Secular Age with B&H Publications is due out in the Spring of 2025.

Justin McMenamy

Justin was born and raised in St. Louis, MO.  He and his wife Kristy were married in 2004.  Justin and Kristy have been blessed with a daughter named Noelle and a son named Hudson.  As a child, Justin received the free gift of salvation extended to him, by God, through Christ’s blood sacrifice.  During his formative years, Justin attended Chatham Bible Church in Hazelwood, MO, and was greatly blessed by the teaching of Pastor Dave Greiner.  Justin attained Undergraduate and Graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri S&T, in Rolla, MO, which ultimately led him and Kristy to the Peoria area for employment in the construction and agricultural industries.  Justin and his family began attending Fellowship Bible Church in 2017.  Justin oversees the Adult Equip Ministry.  

Some of Justin’s favorite books are: Desiring God by Piper, The Trellis and the Vine by Marshall & Payne, The Shepherd Leader by Witmer, and The Reformed Pastor by Baxter.

Jonathan Peppers

Jonathan has served in pastoral ministry for over 25 years. The son of a pastor, he was raised in the church, hearing the gospel from his earliest days; by God’s grace, he repented of his sin and trusted in Christ as a child. In 1996, he married Alaina, and together they have three children: Paul, Megan, and Aeva Grace. Jonathan holds a B.S. from Clearwater Christian College (Music), and an M.Div. from The Master’s Seminary (NT Exegesis and Interpretation). He is currently in the process of receiving the Th.M. and Ph.D. (Biblical Theology) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a professor of biblical studies at Arizona Bible College and a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, live-fire cooking (and eating what he cooks!), and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Steve Stocksiek

Steve was born in Peoria, IL and has lived here most of his life. He and his wife Heidi also lived in St. Louis, MO and Sherman, TX in the early and mid 1980’s. Steve received Christ as his Lord and Savior at a Boys Brigade meeting at the age of 7 while his family attended Calvary Bible Church of Peoria IL. After graduation from ISU in 1982, Steve worked as a Dental Sales Rep in St. Louis and later became an Administrator of a Dental Company in Gainesville TX.  In 1987, he became and Insurance Agent and currently operates an agency in Pekin, IL. Steve oversees the area of Worship at FBC.

Some of Steve's favorite books are: The Grand Weaver by Zacharias, Spiritual Leadership by Sanders, Don't Waste Your Life by Piper, Missionary Patriarch by Paton, Knowing God by Packer, Desiring God by Piper, Slave by MacArthur