Jason  Alligood

Teaching Pastor

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.

Jonathan Peppers

Teaching Pastor

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.

Laurie Ducharme

Administrative Assistant

Laurie was born in Alpena, Michigan and trusted the Lord as her Savior as a child. She attended Liberty Baptist College (now Liberty University) where she majored in Business Administration with a minor in Music. Laurie is married and she and her husband, Mike, have three, married, sons and five grandchildren.