Pastor John Pennell of Calvary Chapel, Lake Villa, Illinois has been senior pastor since 1999. CCLV streams praise and worship 24-7 along with the reading and teaching of God’s Word on the church radio station WLGS 101.5. John also hosts The Cleansing Word podcast. He and his wife, Lily have been married for 44 years, they have two children and five grandchildren. John is a graduate of Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa’s School of Ministry, and also spent 20 years as a brick mason.