Our Team

Josiah and Sheila Kagin
Josiah Kagin » Senior Pastor

Josiah Kagin was called to be the senior pastor in October of 2015 after serving for seven years as assistant pastor. He and his wife Sheila have enjoyed 10 years of marriage and ministry together. They are enjoying raising their three children—Jack, Sabrina, Jason and Sierra. Together they share the vision for a vibrant Grace Baptist Church—a healthy, Christ-centered local church where the Bible is both practically preached and passionately practiced through authentic relationships. They are passionate about leading lost hearts to Jesus and discipling new believers into committed followers of Jesus Christ. You can follow Pastor Kagin on twitterfacebook or at his website

 

 

Linvilles
Ben Linville » Assistant Pastor

Ben Linville joined the team in November of 2015 after serving the Lord in missions for several years. He sensed the Lord was calling him to be apart of a local church as an assistant pastor. God led him to Grace Baptist Church by clearly opening doors. Ben and his wife Stephanie have three girls, Audrey, Sabrina and Natasha. Together they invest their lives in the 7th-12th grade students. Ben teaches the Teens for Christ on Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Teen Bible Study on Sunday mornings at 9:30am. He also directs our outreach ministry. Both he and his wife share in the vision for an engaging youth ministry and a vibrant, soulwinning and discipling church.

 

Robert and Karen ShawRobert Shaw » Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Shaw served as senior pastor from 2005 until 2015. He has been given the title Pastor Emeritus which means retired with honor. Both he and his wife, Karen, are deeply loved and appreciated by the church. God greatly used him to strengthen the church through practical Bible preaching and an emphasis on prayer. They plan to stay in the church and serve wherever needed. He also plans to travel and encourage other pastors. He and his wife have three children and fifteen grandchildren.