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Pastor Kevin Arkola Pastor Kevin Arkola trusted Christ as his personal Saviour over 40 years ago as a little boy. He was called to preach at the age of 19 while serving as a United States Marine and attending the Born Again Baptist Church of Sneed’s Ferry, North Carolina.  At the age of 20, he married his dear wife Cheryl and they now have four children. Pastor Arkola and Mrs. Arkola are graduates of Hyles-Anderson College (1992,1994,and 2001) in Crown Point, Indiana, under the leadership of the late Dr. Jack Hyles.  Mrs. Arkola has a degree in Elementary Education and Pastor Arkola in Pastoral Theology.  This year is the 14th year they have been serving in Blacksville!  Pastor and Mrs. Arkola bring fervent preaching with tender love for people young and old.  Their son Paul serves as the Children’s Church Pastor and Principal of the Christian School.  Paul is an ordained Baptist preacher and a graduate of Commonwealth Baptist College in Lexington, KY. Paul married Alysia Arkola, who assists him in church and school ministries.  Pastor and Mrs. Arkola also have three girls, all very much involved in all of the ministries of Trinity Baptist Church in Blacksville.  Brother and Mrs. Arkola extend a hearty welcome to you to join our church family!