Interim Senior Pastor

Dan Adams grew up in Parma, and his wife, Grace, was raised in Cleveland, so Northeast Ohio is home. They were married in 2001, and absolutely love serving Christ and His Church together. Dan received his education and training from years of discipleship and ministry in his home church and has his B.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Cedarville University. He began his ministry with PHBC the summer of 2010. Dan’s passion is to encourage and equip families while helping people find and follow Jesus Christ. Dan and Grace have three wonderful daughters – Alayna, Alexa, and Alivia.

Children’s Pastor

Pam grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been blessed to serve in her home church for over 40 years. She graduated from Taylor University with a degree in Christian Education, and has had additional training in counseling. Pam’s desire is to create an atmosphere of love, fun and creative learning from God’s Word that will help equip children to face the world with Jesus as their Savior and guide. Her other passion is to see every person serving the Lord using their God-given gifts. People can experience great joy as they have the privilege of serving our awesome God.

Interim Church Administrator / Discipleship and Senior Adults Pastor

Jonathan Perkins grew up in northern Virginia, as did his wife, Dana. They were married in 2015, and absolutely love serving Christ and His Church together. Jonathan received his B.S. in Church Ministries and History with a minor in Bible at Clearwater Christian College, where he not only became a follower of Christ, but also accepted His call into full-time ministry. He also earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The calling into full-time ministry has led him to serve Christ through varied ministry positions within the church and its programs. Jonathan enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and their three dogs: Irish, Teddy, and Lucy.

Interim Youth Director

Matt Vince grew up near Dayton, Ohio. He felt God’s call into full-time ministry when he was a freshman in high school and has been serving in some capacity ever since. He met his wife, Bethany, while both were working at Skyview Ranch. Matt and Bethany were both greatly impacted by strong youth ministries in their home churches while they were teens and desire to create a similar atmosphere where students embrace their faith as their own, making their relationship with Christ there #1 priority. Matt has a degree from Liberty University in Christian Ministry with a minor in Biblical Studies. Matt and Bethany spend most of their free time trying to keep up with their spirited 3 year old daughter, Isabella!


Connections Pastor

Since elementary school, Tim has been a part of the ministry at PHBC. Tim received his Master of Architecture from Kent State University, married his wife Cara and began practicing architecture in 1994. They have two children, Madison and Jacob. Tim was a partner at one of Cleveland’s premier architectural firms, until he felt the call to serve God more with his life. In 2012, Tim left the partnership, and he and Cara were appointed by the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) Project Office division as a full-time missionary architect. Tim also serves on the PHBC leadership team in the area of discipleship and leadership development.

Christian Schools Administrator

Dave was born and raised in Girard, Ohio, although according to him he has never grown up. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Taylor University, and a Master of Arts in Education from Malone College. He has served in Christian School Ministry for over 20 years at Christian schools in Willoughby, OH and Jacksonville, FL. His lovely wife is the former Mary Joan Barker of New Castle, PA, and they have three terrific sons – Logan, Lucas, and Evan. Dave wishes to see the entire church body at PHBC live out our Mission Statement: “To help people find and follow Jesus Christ.”

Preschool Director

Originally from North Carolina, Jen has lived in the greater Cleveland area for the last 20 years, graduating from Parma High School and meeting her husband, Dave, while attending classes at Tri-C. Jen has served in various capacities at a few local churches before making PHBC her home church in 2010. While serving in Women’s Ministries, Jen’s three children, Isaac, Skylar, and Summer began their education journey at Sonshine Preschool where they came to love the ministry therein. With a background and strength in administration and a heart for ministry, Jen is eager to welcome children and their families into the Sonshine Preschool Family.