Evanelia Tahiti is organized to assist the people of French Polynesia in the Great Commission of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through education.
Every level and type of education may be in view, from the kitchen table or Sunday school class to the highest levels of university training.
Through education we will be a vessel of God’s blessing for this tiny, geographically large nation.


Evanelia Tahiti Board of Directors

William George, Chairman

Mark Perkins, MDiv, President/CEO

Richard Thorne, Treasurer

Christopher Cone, ThD, PhD, PhD

Bruce Simmons

Nick Turkovich

Mark and Rene Perkins

Mark Perkins is the President and CEO of Evanelia Tahiti.  He and his wife Rene’ are full-time missionaries on the island of Tahiti where they serve the Lord in child evangelism and discipleship, Bible translation, education, and pastor training.  Formerly, Mark has experience as:

Senior Pastor, Front Range Bible Church. March 1988-2021.

Leader or Co-Leader of 40 wilderness trips in the western USA.  Informal ministry.  August 1992-July 2016.

Director, APXAIOC Institute of Biblical Archaeology. January 2019-present.

Board of Governors, Chafer Theological Seminary, 2004-2006.

Chairman of the Board, Colorado Biblical University, October 2020-present.

Co-Founder and President, Camp Arete’, March 2011-June 2014.

Two-time survivor of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and a Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017-present.

Cavalry Scout, U.S. Army National Guard, 1986-1991.

Rene’ Perkins is Mark’s wife and mother of two, Turner, born in 1995, and Alex, born in 1998. She is a beloved servant of Christ who loves, encourages, teaches, cooks, drives, and organizes for Evanelia Tahiti. She has taught Bible to children for over 40 years and remains active in that role on Tahiti and Moorea, teaching English and Bible clubs and helping with Operation Christmas Child. Rene’ is also actively involved in women’s Bible studies as a part of our mission work.