"And He Himself gave some to be ... pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints." Eph. 4:11-12
Pastoral and Ministry Staff
Bill has been a Senior Pastor for 32 years in Kentucky at churches in Bowling Green and Richmond. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with his undergraduate degree and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with his Master’s of Divinity.
Bill and his wife, Patience, have been married for 37 years and have three children: Will (32), Patrick (30), and Lizzie (21). They also have three grandchildren: Emily, Dakota, and Carter. In his leisure time, Bill likes to read and attend sporting events.
Student Minister/Pastoral Assistant
Austin serves as the Student Minister of First Baptist Church Mt Sterling. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Morehead State University. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in Christian Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Austin is happily married to his best friend, Makayla.
Walt has been on staff at First Baptist Church since August of 2014. He is in charge of the day-to-day management of church facilities and vehicles. He provides oversight to service contractors as well as oversight to custodial maintenance.