Joe T Veal

Founder & CEO

Born in Milledgeville Georgia, Joe served in the United States Marine Corps 1984-88. After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1992, he worked in the field of golf course design and construction for twelve years, including several years for Arnold Palmer.

Joe was gloriously saved in 1998, called to preach in 1999 and founded You Turn Ministries in 2004. He and his wife Liz have four children and reside in Ohio.

eric perkins


Eric and his family have served not only with churches in three states, but also at the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention.

In 2018, Eric was appointed as the President of You Turn Ministries following a long-term partnership through Mobberly Baptist Church.

A native Texan, Eric enjoys traveling, going on dates with his wife, and spending time with his family.

Steve Lyons

Director of Administration

Steve coordinates volunteer teams who work with You Turn. His on-the-ground experiences serving in Malawi have equipped him to help churches plan successful ministry trips.

Married to Angela in 1990, Steve enjoys sports and hanging out with his family. Steve works with indigenous You Turn partners showing the Jesus Film, leading discipleship trainings and sharing the Gospel.  

terri lipOt


Using her BS Accounting/Finance, Terri has served as a church and mission fund treasurer and as You Turn's Financial Officer. A homeschool mom of four, Terri also enjoys teaching women's Bible studies and Sunday school (all ages). She and her husband Jeff met in high school and married in 1991. Terri loves women's ministry, to read, go to the beach, garden and spend time with family.


"I'm excited to be a part of You Turn Ministry. I have seen God's hand in so many aspects of this ministry over the past 4 years."

darlys bullock

Executive Assistant to Joe Veal

US Business Manager at Doxa Wells

With over 24 years of administrative and management experience, Darlys joined the You Turn and Doxa Wells teams full time in 2018.

Darlys and her husband Mike have two adult children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with their seven grandchildren. "We went on our first overseas mission trip with Joe (and his wife Liz) in 1999. I am blessed to be part of the partnership between You Turn and Doxa Wells. It is very rewarding to be bringing water and God's Word to people in need of both."