Mark Lugg

Lead Elder

Mark’s purpose in life is to know the joy of fellowship with God and to help others experience that same joy. Mark and his wife Debbie were married in 1977 and have three great children, JohnMark, Chloe, and Hannah. Mark’s undergraduate degree is from Liberty University. He also has several degrees from Talbot School of Theology (Biola University). In 1981 he graduated with a Master of Divinity degree and in 2004 he completed his doctorate.

Scott Willems


Scott was born and raised in Fresno, California. He and his wife Cindy have been married over thirty years and have two children. Scott’s Christian heritage extends back for centuries, however, he has grown the most since moving here to Cottonwood. His ministry passion is teaching the validity of the Bible and creation. His hobbies include training horses with his daughter and raising chickens with his son. He also enjoys working with his hands in wood and metal.

Mike Steiner


Mike Stiener has been married to Gayle for over 50 years. Mike and Gayle have three children, four grandkids, and two great grandkids. Mike served in the USAF for 30 years. He served in Viet Nam for 13 months and Desert Storm for 14 months. He earned a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry from Simpson University in 1995. He has been with Village Missions for 29 years.