OUR STAFF

Kenny Houston

Senior Pastor

 

Pastor Kenny grew up in Kings Mountain, NC and attended the University of Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Pastor Kenny and his wife, Kindra, have four children.

From 2010-2018 Pastor Kenny and his family were IMB missionaries in Turkey, and by God’s grace assisted two churches being planted.

Pastor Kenny has a heart for missions and discipleship and longs to see families treasuring Jesus Christ. In addition, Pastor Kenny and his family love anything outdoors and Alabama football.

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Ryan Harden

Associate Pastor

 

Ryan joined our staff in 2016, and now currently serves as the Associate Pastor. Ryan grew up in Reidsville, NC, and has a heart for the city and its people. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Master’s Degree in Religion from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.

Ryan was a high school educator for 14 years before joining our staff and is passionate about reaching children and youth with the Gospel and seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ. He is married to Sarah and they have three children, Matthew, Samuel, and Hannah. He enjoys the outdoors – especially camping with his family and playing disc golf with friends.

Vanessa Lee

Office Manager

 

Vanessa started at First Baptist in November of 2003. As Administrative Assistant she is blessed to serve with the staff and members of First Baptist.

Vanessa also volunteers at Rolling Ridge Riding Academy, which provides horseback therapy for physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged children. Vanessa is a native of Rockingham County.

Kenny Houston

Senior Pastor

 

Pastor Kenny grew up in Kings Mountain, NC and attended the University of Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Pastor Kenny and his wife, Kindra, have four children.

From 2010-2018 Pastor Kenny and his family were IMB missionaries in Turkey, and by God’s grace assisted two churches being planted.

Pastor Kenny has a heart for missions and discipleship and longs to see families treasuring Jesus Christ. In addition, Pastor Kenny and his family love anything outdoors and Alabama football.

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Ryan Harden

Associate Pastor

 

Ryan joined our staff in 2016, and now currently serves as the Associate Pastor. Ryan grew up in Reidsville, NC, and has a heart for the city and its people. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Master’s Degree in Religion from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.

Ryan was a high school educator for 14 years before joining our staff and is passionate about reaching children and youth with the Gospel and seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ. He is married to Sarah and they have three children, Matthew, Samuel, and Hannah. He enjoys the outdoors – especially camping with his family and playing disc golf with friends.

Vanessa Lee

Office Manager

Vanessa started at First Baptist in November of 2003. As Administrative Assistant she is blessed to serve with the staff and members of First Baptist.

Vanessa also volunteers at Rolling Ridge Riding Academy, which provides horseback therapy for physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged children. Vanessa is a native of Rockingham County.

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Kenny Houston

Kenny Houston

Senior Pastor

 

Pastor Kenny grew up in Kings Mountain, NC and attended the University of Alabama and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. Pastor Kenny and his wife, Kindra, have four children.

From 2010-2018 Pastor Kenny and his family were IMB missionaries in Turkey, and by God’s grace assisted two churches being planted.

Pastor Kenny has a heart for missions and discipleship and longs to see families treasuring Jesus Christ. In addition, Pastor Kenny and his family love anything outdoors and Alabama football.

    

Ryan Harden

Ryan Harden

Associate Pastor

 

Ryan joined our staff in 2016, and now currently serves as the Associate Pastor. Ryan grew up in Reidsville, NC, and has a heart for the city and its people. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a Master’s Degree in Religion from Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary.

Ryan was a high school educator for 14 years before joining our staff and is passionate about reaching children and youth with the Gospel and seeing them grow in their relationship with Christ. He is married to Sarah and they have three children, Matthew, Samuel, and Hannah. He enjoys the outdoors – especially camping with his family and playing disc golf with friends.

Vanessa Lee

Vanessa Lee

Office Manager

 

Vanessa started at First Baptist in November of 2003. As Administrative Assistant she is blessed to serve with the staff and members of First Baptist.

Vanessa also volunteers at Rolling Ridge Riding Academy, which provides horseback therapy for physically, mentally, and emotionally challenged children. Vanessa is a native of Rockingham County.

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