Mr. Allen Davisson
Bro. Allen Davisson was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, and in February 1980, at the age of six, received Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour. Bro. Davisson graduated from Heritage Christian School in Canton, OH, in 1993. In 1998, he graduated from Malone University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education with an English Minor. Bro. Davisson is married to Jennifer (Stansbery) Davisson. They have two young children: Luke and Sarah.
When Bro. Davisson was sixteen, he was diagnosed with mononucleosis and was very ill. The Lord used this time of weakness in his life to lead him into His will. After his health was restored, Bro. Davisson yielded his life completely to Christ and surrendered to full-time Christian service. He counts himself very blessed to have faithful parents serving the Lord in full-time ministry.
Bro. Davisson has served in the following church ministries: Youth Ministry, Patch the Pirate Club, Vacation Bible School, Christian School Teacher, Camp Counselor, Athletic Administrator, Deacon, and Choir Director.
Currently, Bro. Davisson teaches Spanish I & II; American History; 6-8 Reading, Vocabulary & Spelling; 7-10 Boys Gym; and 7-9 Health at Massillon Christian School. He also has assumed numerous responsibilities and leadership roles in the Athletic Department of Massillon Christian School. He serves as the Massillon Baptist Temple Music and Choir Director. On Wednesday evenings, Bro. Davisson is “Captain Patch” for Patch the Pirate Club.
One of Bro. Davisson’s favorite scriptures is Proverbs 3:5-6. "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."
When Bro. Davisson has the opportunity, he enjoys playing the piano, spending time with his family, football (especially the Washington High School Tigers, Cleveland Browns, and Ohio State Buckeyes), and traveling. Bro. Davisson is motivated by the blessings he has received from the Lord, his children, and the brevity of life. On three specific occasions God spared his life (ages: 4, 16, and 38). He exclaims, “God has been so good to me!”
It is the challenge of “making a difference” in the lives of others that motivates Bro. Davisson. Many may not know it, but Bro. Davisson is a ventriloquist; he announces all Charger home basketball games; and he coaches Varsity soccer, Little Chargers soccer, and basketball. Bro. Davisson is greatly gifted by God and gives his absolute best to each task assigned to him.
Rev. Daniel Sunde
Rev. Daniel Sunde was born in Hibbing, Minnesota; and in July 1989, at Twin Bears Camp in Fairbanks, AK, he received Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour. Bro. Sunde graduated in 1993 from North Pole High School in North Pole, AK. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1993 and received an Honorable Discharge in 1994. Bro. Sunde received his Bachelor of Divinity degree from Massillon Baptist College in 1998. He pursued his education and in 2004, achieved his Doctorate of Ministry through Andersonville Theological Seminary. Dr. Sunde is married to Tiffany (Domer) Sunde. The Sunde’s have one child: Josiah.
While attending the Massillon Baptist College, God used a revival service under the preaching of Dr. Sam Davisson and the text of Romans 6:16 to call Dr. Sunde into full-time Christian service. After graduating from the Massillon Baptist College, Dr. Sunde served as the Youth Pastor at Sandy Valley Baptist Temple (1998 - 2002) and worked at Steiner Turf Equipment in Dalton, OH. While serving at SVBT, Pastor Larry Emery of Massillon Baptist Temple, contacted Pastor Robert Hutton, requesting Dr. Sunde’s consideration to become the Youth Pastor. Dr. Sunde prayerfully consented to serve in September 2002 as Youth Pastor.
Dr. Sunde has served in the following church ministries: Youth Pastor, Camp Director, Bible School Teacher, Music Director, College Professor, and Missions Trip Coordinator. His current ministry responsibilities at MBT include: Youth Pastor / Sunday School Teacher, Massillon Christian School Bible Teacher as needed, hospital calls, Wednesday Soulwinning Director, MBC Professor, and assistant to Pastor Thayer.
Romans 8:32 is one of Dr. Sunde’s favorite Bible verses: "He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?"
When Dr. Sunde has the opportunity, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, reading, enjoying the glory of God in creation, good food, exercising, and Christian fellowship. Seeing the marvelous grace of God to change lives has been a constant source of motivation in Dr. Sunde’s life. Most people are not aware that in the eighth grade, Dr. Sunde was shot through the neck!