Dr. Kevin J. Moore - Senior Pastor

Email Kevin or 817.860.2957

Pastor Kevin has faithfully served as the Senior Pastor of Lamar Baptist Church since 2011. He is passionate about advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ by preaching the full counsel of God “in season and out of season.” His commitment to pastoral ministry, however, extends beyond preaching, understanding the importance of shepherding his flock through pastoral care and discipleship. Kevin loves playing worship music and mentoring future ministers of the gospel. Kevin earned his M.Div. and Ph.D. in Old Testament from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX and is the author of Holy Rebellion: Redefining Excellence in Pastoral Ministry. Kevin and his wife Stephanie are blessed with three beautiful children and are currently expecting another child.

 


Scott Bryant - Worship Pastor

Email Scott or 817.860.2957 Ext. 316

 Scott has served in vocational for more than 34 years and has been the Worship Pastor at Lamar since 1987. He is passionate about the ministry of worship and a firm believer in the priority of worship for all Christians, regardless of their level of talent. Encouraging people to be daily worshipers, he also enjoys helping in every way possible those pursuing vocational Christian ministry. Scott earned Master of Church Music at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Scott continued his education with doctoral studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and the University of South Africa, where he is completing his Doctorate of Theology. Scott and his wife, Kendra, are blessed with two wonderful, married children. 

 

Dr. Charles Redding - Children's Pastor / Missions and Evangelism Pastor / Administrator

Email Charles or 817.860.2957 Ext. 310

Charles serves as our Children’s Pastor, Administrator and Missions Pastor. He has been in full-time ministry to Preschoolers, Children and Families for over 20 years and has served at Lamar for about 15 years. His passion has been to help children and families along their spiritual journey. Charles has written several books and curriculum and is a conference leader locally, regionally and nationally.  Charles earned a B.S. in Accounting, an M.A. in Christian Education and Marriage and Family Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Counseling with a concentration in Children’s Ministry. Charles and his wife, Sandra, have been married more than twenty-five years and have two young adult children

 

Elaine Cooper - Pre-School Associate

Email Elaine or 817.860.2957 Ext. 320

Elaine Cooper, Preschool Associate, made Lamar Baptist her church home 25 years ago. She became a part of the Preschool Ministry eleven years ago. Her passion is for all children to learn about Jesus, to know they are loved and to begin the foundation alongside their parents that they will build on and anticipate the day when they accept Jesus as their Lord and Savior. Her mission is to provide a happy, safe and secure environment in which to learn, and for parents to feel at ease while away from their children. She and her husband Bill have lived in Arlington where they raised their three sons.  They now have one granddaughter

 

Jeremy Gengler - Student Pastor

Email Jeremy or 817.860.2957 Ext. 312

Jeremy has been the Student Pastor at Lamar Baptist Church since September 2012. Jeremy has served churches in Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Florida. His passion is to raise up student leaders who will take the gospel to their generation as they fulfill Jesus’ mandate to make disciples of all nations. Jeremy graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Ministry-Based Evangelism. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Biblical Counseling and seeking a minor in Student Ministry. Jeremy has been married for twelve years to the love of his life and is father to four very lively boys

   

Dr. Harvey Penley - Senior Adult Pastor

Email Harvey or 817.860.2957 Ext. 323

Dr. Harvey Penley serves as our Minister to Senior Adults at Lamar since 2006. He has served in the ministry for over fifty-two years and pastored Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Haltom City, Texas for twenty-one years. Harvey has a passion for serving and ministering to the senior adults and believes each one plays a vital part in the ministry and fellowship of the church. His heartbeat in ministry is bringing the truth of God's salvation plan to lost people and particularly ministering to senior adults. Dr. Penley completed degrees in theology, religious education, and pastoral counseling at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is married to Sherry and he has three children and two grandchildren


Jason Corn - Pastoral Intern

Email Jason - 817.860.2957 Ext. 313

Jason serves as the Pastoral Intern at Lamar. He has served as a youth pastor, associate pastor, and interim pastor in churches in NC. He enjoys reading, being outdoors, and spending time with his family. His passion is for preaching and pastoral ministry. Jason and his wife, Dawn, have one son. Jason earned his B.A. in Biblical Studies and M.A. in Old Testament from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He is a current Master of Theology student with a concentration in preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX

 

Lynne Parra - Business/Facilities Manager

Email Lynne or 817.860.2957 Ext. 304

 

 

  

 

Jean Kemp - Ministry Assistant

Email Jean or 817.860.2957 Ext. 306

 

  

 

 

Sue Evans - Ministry Assistant

Email Sue or 817.860.2957 Ext. 300

 

  


 

 Lisa Kennedy - Ministry Assistant

Email Lisa or 817.860.2957 Ext. 301