Our Staff

The Central Kentucky Network of Baptists serves over 100 churches in 5 counties. This area and amount of churches provide a great diversity of ministries and partnerships. The staff, ambassadors and specialists of CKNB exist to reflect that diversity and resource its churches to effectively fulfill their mission.


David Stokes
Associational Mission Strategist

David Barron
Network Ministry Director

Glenda Rice
Financial Secretary

Executive Ambassadors

Steve Bruce
Executive Ambassador
Crosswoods Baptist, Nicholasville

Dan Russell
Executive Ambassador
Immanuel Baptist, Lexington

Church / Kingdom Ambassadors

Simon Escareno
Associate Ambassador with International Focus
Safe Harbor Baptist, Georgetown

Ed Goodman
Ambassador with Special Projects Focus
Safe Harbor Baptist, Georgetown

Derek Holmes
Ambassador with Communication Specialty
Graceway Church, Lexington

Brad Pearce
Associate Ambassador with Communication Specialty
Durbin Memorial Baptist, Lexington

Leon Slatter
Ambassador with Strategic Baptist Relations Focus
Cadentown Missionary Baptist, Lexington

Ministry Specialists

Alex Kinchen
Church Planting Specialist
The Gathering Place, Lexington

Chris Mofield
Administration & Fellowship Groups Coordinator
Crosswoods Baptist, Nicholasville

Pam Polkey
Compassion Ministries Director
Ashland Avenue Baptist, Lexington