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FBC Jenks Kid’s Staff

Name: Keith Badgett

Title: Pastor of Children

Responsibilities: Ministering to Birth – 6th grade by developing life-long followers of Jesus Christ (Matthew 28:19-20).  Empowering parents to grab hold of biblical concepts and reinforce them at home (Deuteronomy 6:5 – 9). The four pillars of children’s ministry are:

  • Share the Gospel and allow kids to respond (John 3:16)
  • Teach age appropriate Bible skills that make God’s Word come to life (Hebrews 4:12)
  • Create opportunities for children to serve (1 John 3:18)
  • Instruct them on the importance of prayer (Philippians 4:6).

Hobbies: Playing music, wood working, wrestling with my 3 boys Levi, Porter, & Dane, eating at new hole-in-the-wall restaurants with my wife, Hannah.

Education: BA in Meetings & Destinations Mgmt. (Northeastern State University), Masters of Arts in Christian Education with a Concentration in Family Ministry (Southwestern  Baptist Theological Seminary).

 Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:58- “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your  labor is not in vain.”

Name: Dana Cantrell

Title: Minister of Preschool

Responsibilities: Ministering to preschoolers and their families as well as Preschool Ministry volunteers and staff. Overseeing Adventure Land and other facilities as well as supporting ongoing church wide ministries and missions. Supporting our church’s purpose of Connecting people to God, Others, and God’s mission. The 4 Pillars of the Preschool Ministry are:

M- Ministry – to every child,  every family, every volunteer at every opportunity.
E- Education – teach every child using a variety of learning styles. Help lay the foundation for a future relationship with Jesus.
S – Safety – provide a safe and secure environment for preschoolers to learn, explore, and discover.
S- Security – provide a safe and secure environment for preschoolers to begin to learn how much God loves them and how important they are to Him.

Hobbies: Gardening, quilting, creating, and spending time with family which includes my husband Robert of 32 years, 3 daughters, Haleigh, Paige, and Caitlin and three precious grandkids: Ryder, Ryleigh, and Reese.

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Name: LeaAndrea Otto

Title: Community Preschool Director

Responsibilities: Managing and overseeing the program, children, and staff for the Community Preschool, a 3 – day early childhood education program for preschoolers that runs September – May.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education (Texas A&M University) and Masters of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction (University of Texas)

Hobbies: Reading, crafting, hiking and spending time outside with my husband Eric and puppy Ollie

Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”