Pastor

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Lester Baptist Church Leadership

Lester Baptist Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.

John Rinehart

Pastor

John was appointed to serve as Lester Baptist Church's Pastor in February 2020.

The attributes that best describe John as a pastor are strong expository preaching, leadership development and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like Lester Baptist where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. John also serves as a professor at Appalachian Bible College.

John's education includes:

Fairhaven Baptist College - 1992 - BA degree in Pastoral Theology.

Valparaiso University - 1995 - MA in History

University of Illinois at Chicago - 2006 - Phd in History

John has been happily married for 20 years to his wife, Staci. They have 10 children and 1 grandchild..

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John was appointed to serve as Lester Baptist Church's Pastor in February 2020.

The attributes that best describe John as a pastor are strong expository preaching, leadership development and counseling. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like Lester Baptist where biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. John also serves as a professor at Appalachian Bible College.

John's education includes:

Fairhaven Baptist College - 1992 - BA degree in Pastoral Theology.

Valparaiso University - 1995 - MA in History

University of Illinois at Chicago - 2006 - Phd in History

John has been happily married for 20 years to his wife, Staci. They have 10 children and 1 grandchild..

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