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Kevin Sullivan

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Pastor Kevin was born and raised in the bootheel of Missouri.  He and his wife, Fontaine, have three children:  Dustin and wife Lauren, Shelby, and Hope.  They also have one grandaughter, Kyleigh, and one more on the way in August 2018.  Bro. Kevin graduated from Arkansas State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He then attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for two years and finished his Masters of Divinity with Rockbridge Seminary in 2016.  He was licensed to ministry in 1993 and ordained in 1997. He served in youth ministry from 1992 to 1997 and since then pastored churches in Southeast Missouri before being called to Owensville in 2012.  Other than preaching, Bro. Kevin loves spending time with his family and going camping and hunting.

Minister of Music and Worship

Duane Berry

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Duane was called into the ministry at age 15.  He started his Christian Education at Southwest Baptist University finishing at Missouri Baptist University.  Duane received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1982. Since that time, he has served in ministry positions in North Dakota, Illinois, Georgia and Kansas. While serving in Kansas in 1991-2005, Duane attended Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri graduating in 1998 with a Master of Church Music. In 2006, Duane joined the staff of First Baptist Church of Owensville as Minister of Music/Worship.  Duane is married to Diana Berry, who graduated from Missouri Baptist University with a degree in Elementary Education.  Duane and Diane have two children: Nathaniel who lives in New York and Micah, his wife Ashley, who live in Kansas and two grandsons, Rylan and  Camden.  Duane enjoys spending time with his family, playing the piano and listening to praise music. 

Youth Pastor

Cory Rutledge

Cory grew up in Mount Vernon, Missouri, and attended college at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. He graduated in 2008 with a degree in Ministry and a degree in Fine Arts. During college Cory went on a couple of mission trips over seas and after graduating spent two months in Cambodia with IMB missionaries. Cory felt God was leading him into bi-vocational ministry and began pursuing his professional career soon after returning from Cambodia. Cory and his wife, Misti, were married in 2011. Misti received her undergrad in 2007 and masters in 2010 from Southwest Baptist University. Cory works full time in truss design and sales at Pioneer Truss Company in Owensville, and Misti teaches P.E. at Owensville Elementary School and coaches JV and middle school volleyball. Cory joined the staff at First Baptist Church in Owensville in 2014 as their bi-vocational youth pastor. Cory and Misti have three boys: Brock, Brady, and Brant. In Cory's spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, camping, building furniture, and painting.

Secretary/Adm. Assistant

Carolyn Spurgeon


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