Leaders

Name: Roger Bear
Education: B.A. from Purdue University
M.A. from Purdue
M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Hometown: Dayton (Lafayette), Indiana
On Sunday I’ll be at: First Southern Baptist Church or another of our associational churches.
Favorite verse: “I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but to all those who long for his appearing.” (2 Tim. 4:7-8, NIV)
You can contact me at: sunbear7@yahoo.com or 812-234-9744, or 812-243-9865.

Name: Rose Bear
Education: B.S. from Blue Mountain College
M.A. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Hometown: Grenada, Mississippi
On Sunday I’ll be atFirst Southern Baptist Church
Favorite Verse: Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm.  Let nothing move you.  Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (I Corinthians 15:58)
You can contact me at: huldah22@yahoo.com or 812-232-7198

 

Associate Campus Ministers:  Chad and LaDonna Wilkin

Name: Chad Wilkin
Education: BS in Psychology, SIU Carbondale; MDIV Pastoral Counseling and Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY; Currently working on Doctorate in Leadership, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Hometown: Pinckneyville IL
On Sunday I’ll be at:  We plan to look for the church that is the right fit for our family. We hope to visit a lot of the churches in the area over the next few months to introduce ourselves
Favorite Verse: “…to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,…” (Ephesians 4:12)
You can contact me at: wilkinuniversity@gmail.com or 618-513-7895

Name: LaDonna Wilkin
Education: BS Graphic Design, Robert Morris University, Springfield IL
Hometown: Pinckneyville IL
On Sunday I’ll be at:  We plan to look for the church that is the right fit for our family. We hope to visit a lot of the churches in the area over the next few months to introduce ourselves
Favorite Verse: Trust in The Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)
You can contact me at: wilkinuniversity@gmail.com or 618-513-7896

 

BCM Council Members – SPRING 2018

(left to right ) Olivia, Jesse, Casey, James Cierra, John, Morriah, Jennifer, Sarah, Cody

Student Interns • Council Members • Care Group Leaders

 

Name:  Olivia Farrington – Student Intern & Council Member
Hometown: Clinton, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Victory Baptist Church

Favorite Verse: “LORD, You are my lamp; the LORD illuminates my darkness.”(2 Samuel 22:29)

You can contact me at: ginjaninjalivi@gmail.com or 812-223-6559

 

 

Name:  Cierra Natt – Student Intern, Council Member & Care Group Leader
Major:  
Biology
Hometown:
Terre Haute, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: 
Maryland Community Church (12 points)

Favorite Verse: What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 4:31)

You can contact me at: cnatt1@sycamores.indstate.edu or 812-870-7963

 

Name:  John Martin – Student Intern & Council Member 
Major:  
Civil Engineering Technology
Hometown:
Covington, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: 
First Baptist North

Favorite Verse: “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9)

You can contact me at: jmartin84@sycamores.indstate.edu or (812) 264-3387

Jesse Vondersaar – Student Intern & Council Member

 

Name:  Sarah Neeley – Council Member
Major:  Speech Language Pathology
Hometown: Cloverdale, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Vision Baptist Church

Favorite Verse: “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.” (Romans 12:1-2)

You can contact me at: sneeley2@sycamores.indstate.edu or 765-712-0900

Name:  Cody Hutcherson – Council Member
Major:  Computer Science
Hometown: Bloomfield, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Maryland Community Church (12 points)

Favorite Verse: “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything. Rather, he himself gives everyone life and breath and everything else.” (Acts 17:24-25)

You can contact me at: chutch3@sycamores.indstate.edu or 812-381-1070

 

 

Name:  James O’ Sullivan – Council Member
Major:  Music, Liberal Arts
Hometown: Denton, TX
On Sunday I’ll be at: Carbon Baptist Church

Favorite Verse: “But the Lord stood at my side and gave me strength, so that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it. And I was delivered from the lion’s mouth.” (2 Timothy 4:17)

You can contact me at: josullivan@sycamores.indstate.edu or 940-594-8276

Name:  Casey Dust – Council Member
Major:  K-6 Mild Intervention Elementary Education
Hometown: Rockville, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Maryland Community Church (12 points)

Favorite Verse:  “Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.” (James 1:27)

You can contact me at: cdust@smwc.edu or 765-592-5326

Name:  Jennifer Wheeler – Council Member
Major:  Human Development and Family Studies
Hometown: Morristown, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Sugar Creek Baptist Church

Favorite Verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make straight your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6)

You can contact me at: jwheeler16@sycamores.indstate.edu or  (317) 771-8717.

 

Name: Morriah Sok – Council Member
Major: 
Language Studies Teaching-Concentration in French & ESL
Hometown: Grove City, OH
On Sunday I’ll be at: 
Christian Student Fellowship

Favorite Verse: Revelations 21:4  “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

You can contact me at:  (614) 254-1004   msok1@sycamores.indstate.edu

Jesse Vondersaar

 

Name:  Kaylie Beem – Care Group Leader
Major:  Nursing
Hometown: Walkerton, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Maryland Community Church 46 campus

Favorite Verse: “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” (Jerimiah 29:11)

You can contact me at: kbeem@sycamores.indstate.edu or 615-663-1787

Name:  Trenton McCorkle – Care Group Leader
Major: 
 Exercise Science 
Hometown:
Lafayette, IN

On Sunday I’ll be at: Maryland Community Church 46 campus
Favorite Verse: Romans 6:23
You can contact me at: (765) 376 4019 or tmccorkle1@sycamores.indstate.edu

 

 

Name:  Desmond O’Sullivan – Care Group Leader
Major:  Accounting with a minor in Finance
Hometown:  Denton, TX
On Sunday I’ll be at: World Gospel

Favorite Verse: “Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,’ but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it? In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.” (James 2:15-17)

You can contact me at: dosullivan@sycamores.indstate.edu or 940-594-6816

 

Name:  Samantha Seemann – Care Group Leader
Major:  Exercise Science
Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN
On Sunday I’ll be at: Maryland Community Church 46 campus

Favorite Verse: “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” (Jerimiah 29:11)

You can contact me at: sseemann@sycamores.indstate.edu or 260-446-8025