Meet Our Pastors

Frank Vargo, Senior Pastor 

Pastor Frank has been ministering in Charlotte County, Florida since 1991.  He started Freedom Bible Church in his living room 26 years ago.

Patrick Bell (Associate Pastor)

Patrick Bell was raised for most of his life in Charlotte County. When he was 14 years old, he attended Freedom Bible Church for the first time, and a month later, he was a new creation, born again by the grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ. Patrick began serving in the church as a teenager, and now after schooling and a few opportunities that took him out of state, he is serving Freedom Bible Church as Associate Pastor. He is married to Sarah Bell and they have four wonderful children.

Erick Kroeger (Pastor of Discipleship)


Michael Fear (Elder)

Michael Fear is one of the Elders at Freedom.  For many years, Michael led the Young Adults ministry.  He is married to Brittany Fear and has two young sons.  During the week, he works in Communications & Marketing for a local government.      

Nathanael Vargo (Youth Pastor)

Nathanael is the Youth Pastor at Freedom Bible Church and a Bible teacher at Community Christian School in Port Charlotte.  He has been serving in the ministry for many years both in the youth position and with worship.  Nathanael has a heart for teaching the Word of God.