Pastor Kevin Metsinger was born in Lawrence, KS in 1959. He and his family came to Shawnee Mission Baptist Temple in June of 1990. Since then the church has seen solid growth, both spiritually and numerically. Pastor Metsinger attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO and served on several church staffs before being called to pastor.
Pastor Metsinger and his wife Lucinda (Cindi) raised three sons: Jeremiah pastors South Knollwood Baptist Church in Topeka, KS. He and his wife Melissa have blessed the Metsinger’s with four grandchildren. Their second son Benjamin, his wife Kelsey have blessed the Metsinger's with three grandchildren, and they serve at Fellowship Baptist Church in Marshalltown, IA. The Metsinger’s third son Nathan and Lauren have blessed the Metsinger's with two grandchildren.
Associate/Youth Pastor David Reeves
David and Luann graduated from Heartland Baptist Bible College in May of 2003 and were married shortly thereafter. Since graduating the Reeves have had the wonderful opportunity to work in many different areas of ministry. In 2011 David was able to finish his Master Degree in Theology from Calvary Baptist Institute and Seminary in Eufaula, OK.
The Lord has blessed the Reeves with two wonderful, energetic boys.
"If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof I Paul am made a minister;" (KJV)