Pastors & Staff

Russ & Mischa Cordle

Senior Pastor

Pastor Cordle and his family made the move to Abundant Life in 1999.  Together, Bro. & Sis. Cordle, passionate about children’s ministry, for many years served at the WI District Junior Camp as teachers and pastored the Abundant Life Youth for 7 years.  Always willing to serve where needed, Pastor has given of his talents as worship leader, Bible study teacher, choir, hospitality director, promotions & advertising director, fundraising, ushering, sound and projection, altar worker, outreach, Youth and Adult Sunday School teacher, preaching and more.  In 2005, while serving in ministry and raising a young family, Bro. & Sis. Cordle were led to attend Purpose Institute Bible School where they finished their 2-year degree together.  In 2012, Bro. Cordle was elected to the Abundant Life Board of Trustees and in 2014 accepted the position of Church and Child Care Administrator and Assistant to Pastor Rick Kielley.  While serving, Bro. Cordle received his ministerial license with the UPCI and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, greatly benefiting his role as Administrative Pastor.  Through much prayer, fasting, sacrifice and dedication to God’s work, Bro. Cordle answered the call of God to pastor and accepted the position of Associate Pastor of Abundant Life in 2017.   Shortly after, Bro. Cordle was recommended by Pastor Kielley to be the next Senior Pastor of Abundant Life.  A vote was held in September of 2018 and Bro. & Sis. Cordle were elected to the post.  After a one-year transition and training period, Pastor Cordle was installed as the full-time Senior Pastor of Abundant Life Apostolic Church on September 7th, 2019.

Chad & Angela Gerbing

Sanctuary Pastor
Executive Director


Kyle & Brianna Cordle

Discipleship & Student Ministries Pastor
Music Director

Joel & Amanda Meyer

Outreach & Guest Services Pastor

Richard & Elizabeth Kielley

Bishop & Pastor Emeritus