Senior Pastor

Pictured with Sara, Silas, Abby, + Ellie

Brent is the husband to Sara and father to Silas, Abby, and Ellie. He received his Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been Living Hope Baptist Church's Pastor since September 2015. He desires to magnify God’s glory in Christ in people’s minds, hearts, and wills through faithful preaching, discipleship, and shepherding.

Favorite Authors/Pastors: John MacArthur, Albert Mohler, John Piper, David Platt, R.C. Sproul, Alistair Begg, Tommy Nelson, D.A. Carson

Hobbies: Disc Golf, Georgia Bulldog sports, games and competition of all sorts

Music Director

Pictured with Carol, Molly, + Abby

Bob was born and raised in Northern Kentucky. He accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 8 years old. He has been involved with music for most of his life – from band to choir. Bob has been the music director at Living Hope Baptist Church for more than 25 years. He enjoys leading the congregation in worship along with the choir and praise band. Bob is married to Carol. They have two daughters, Molly and Abby, who serve the Lord. He has worked for a Fortune 500 company in the IT field for over 30 years. Bob graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics.

Youth and Children's Minister

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Travis is the husband to Jordan. He grew up in Sparta Kentucky and then moved to Lexington and graduated with a BA in Communication in 2017. Travis has been pursuing his Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary since fall 2017. He loves discipleship and he desires to see the next generation of believers equipped to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Travis loves playing guitar, University of Kentucky sports, and yard sales. He also loves fishing, reading and country music.

Administrative Assistant

Brenda is our administrative assistant. She has served Living Hope Baptist Church in this role since 2006. She retired from Newport Highschool after being librarian for 29 years. She has a B.A. in elementary education from Murray State University and Masters and rank 1 in education from Xavier University. Brenda and her husband, Bill, have 2 adult children, Jessica and Zachary.