Kevin came on staff as an Associate Pastor at FBC in October of 2016. Prior to coming to FBC, he and his wife served for eleven years with the International Mission Board in East Asia. Originally from Houston, TX, he received his BA in Church Ministry at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX, where he met and married his wife. He then received his MDiv at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.
Family: Brigitte (Gerlt) – married July 26, 1997; children – Grace (6/30/2006), Trinity (3/5/2009), and Josiah (1/24/2012)
Life Verse(s): Psalm 67:1-2 –May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, that your way may be known on earth, your saving power among all nations.
Favorite book of the Bible: OT – Genesis; NT – Acts
Favorite Bible character: (assuming that this must be someone other than a member of the Trinity) David
Books you would recommend: The Bible, The Master Plan of Evangelism, by Robert Coleman; Celebration of Discipline, by Richard Foster; T4T: A Discipleship Re-Revolution, by Ying Kai and Steve Smith; Let the Nations be Glad!, by John Piper; Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, by Eric Metaxas
Hobbies: mountain biking, lifting kettlebells
Favorite Meal: A steak from Texas Roadhouse or Tex/Mex from just about anywhere
Favorite Vacation Spot: Chiang Mai, Thailand. Lots of amazing family memories there.
Favorite Sports Team(s): Dallas Cowboys, Houston Rockets
Something people may not know about you that they would find interesting: While I LOVE experiencing different cultures and seeing new places, I hate to travel. Whoever said, “It’s about the journey, not the destination,” was obviously never stuck in the middle seat in the economy section of a trans-oceanic flight.