Associate Pastor, Music & Senior Adults
Kent came to First Baptist Church in January of 2002 as the Music and Senior Adult Minister with his wife, Gail and children, Carolyn and David. Kent had previously served in churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas. A 1982 graduate of Howard Payne University, Kent earned his Master of Music Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1986.
Kent has a passion for Missions and loves to travel. He has participated in Mission projects in over a dozen states, working with such groups as the North American Mission Board, SBC World Changers, WMU Family Fest and Habitat for Humanity. Kent has also had the opportunity to travel to multiple countries to share the gospel as an active member of the Singing Men of Texas and through other Mission organizations.
Kent also enjoys playing the guitar, especially leading children to sing, and reading mystery novels.