Dr. Michael J. Keppler
Pastor Mike has served the Springfield Southern church family since November 1991. He is a native of Vandalia and has degrees from Eastern Illinois University, Southwestern Seminary and Covenant Theological Seminary-St. Louis, where he received a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2003. He has served as pastor and staff member of churches in Illinois and Texas since 1970. The Kepplers have four adult children and nine grandchildren.