Sunrise Christian Academy; Wichita, Kansas - 1990 - Salutatorian of graduating class
Years in Ministry: 21
Senior Pastor: 2010-2017 Connersville Baptist Temple, Connersville, IN
Set vision and give direction for membership of 750 people. Provide leadership in both physical and spiritual areas. Manage annual budget of nearly one million dollars. Actively recruit new members and volunteers. Lead 10 person paid staff. Supporting missionaries with both the WBF and the BBF.
Senior Pastor: 2006-2010 Lewisburg Baptist Church, Maysville, KY
Pastoral duties for membership of 150 people. Manage annual budget of one hundred thousand dollars. Actively recruit new members and volunteers through a variety of ministry opportunities within the community.
Associate Pastor: 2005-2006 Liberty Baptist Church, Wichita Falls, TX
Assist the pastor in every part of the functions of the church. Provide leadership for 50 volunteers. Oversee mission projects both foreign and domestic that were extensions of the ministry of the church. Supporting missionaries from both the WBF and the BBF.
Lived and served in Mexico first, then in Chile. Raising funds for mission projects in both countries. Establishing churches and national pastoral leadership that are still operating today. Sending church was Overland Park Baptist Temple, Overland Park, KS, under the leadership of the late Pastor Jerry Byars. My parents still attend there.