Kent moved to FBC Mustang in June 2015, where he serves as the Associate Pastor to Students. Kent served as Minister to Students at FBC Altus prior to coming to Mustang. Kent was born in Bartlesville and raised in Oklahoma City. After graduating from Putnam City North High School, he went to Oklahoma Baptist University where he studied Youth Ministry and graduated in 2006. After a few years of ministry, Kent moved to Fort Worth, TX and earned a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kent married his high school sweetheart, Kayla, in 2005 while both were students at OBU. They have 3 highly energized boys.
Family: Kayla – married June 18, 2005; children – Lucas (6-30-12); Landon (4-14-13); Grayson (11-11-15)
Life Verse(s): “Therefore, I urge you brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.” – Romans 12:1
“Call to me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things, which you do not know.” – Jeremiah 33:3
Favorite book of the Bible: Romans
Favorite Bible character: Joseph, son of Jacob
Books you would recommend: The Celebration of Discipline, by Richard Foster; Multiply, by Francis Chan; Don’t Waste Your Life, by John Piper; God’s Smuggler, by Brother Andrew; The Cost of Discipleship, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Hobbies: Dating Kayla, playing with my boys, hunting, fishing, golf, rock climbing, soccer, volleyball
Favorite Meal: Thick, juicy steak and a baked potato
Favorite Vacation Spot: The mountains with a pair of skis strapped to my feet
Favorite Sports Team(s): Oklahoma State Football, Manchester City, Oklahoma City Thunder, Texas Rangers
Something people may not know about you that they would find interesting: Our oldest son, Lucas, is adopted from Taiwan. Kayla and I found out she was pregnant with Landon, and we were matched with Lucas for adoption 2 days later. The boys are 9.5 months apart and Landon was born just 4 months after bringing Lucas home.