Our pastor was born and raised in Mt. View, Missouri. He graduated with a degree in business from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas, and received his Masters and Doctorate degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri. J.R. has pastored churches in Missouri, and he and his family served as missionaries in Germany for eight years. He has been involved in ministry in six different countries. J.R.'s wife, Kim, is a special needs teacher for Springfield Public Schools. They have two daughters, Abby and Whitney.
MINISTER OF Worship
Rev Denis Kiima
Denis was born and raised in Uganda East Africa. He has over 20 years music ministry experience and has traveled the world using his musical gift to share the gospel.
Denis' wife, Unia, is a Psychotherapist and has been in church ministry for over 20 years, Unia is passionate about teaching the bible, developing bible studies and growing women in ministry.
Denis and Unia have three children; Tehillah 12, Towdah 11 and Toviel 10. Together with their children they serve on the 180 Worship team.