Stephen Braswell
Student Pastor

Stephen Braswell Student Pastor

Stephen leads a dynamic and growing student ministry and he believes that students who put their faith in Christ will change the world. He leads our weekly student event called “The Way” on Wednesday nights, and each summer he designs and implements our student “Camp Experience” in which hundreds of students engage in a life changing week off campus.

Brandon Emerson
Kidz Pastor

Brandon Emerson Kidz Pastor

Brandon leads the kidz ministry at Florence Baptist. He and his wife Amanda have two children and they love hiking, kayaking, and watching college football. He is passionate about helping children and their families find and follow Jesus by presenting the gospel in a fun and relatable way.

Philip Hearn
Lead Worship Pastor

Philip Hearn Worship Pastor

As Lead Worship Pastor, Philip leads worship at our Mt. Zion campus, provides leadership to our praise band and singers, and directs our world-class worship choir. When Philip is not singing or whistling, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, and planning his next Disney World adventure. He is driven to lead our church in relevant, passionate, and Christ-honoring worship.

Mike Hertsenberg
Worship Pastor – Greenview Campus

Mike Hertsenberg Worship Pastor

Mike serves as the worship pastor at our Greenview Campus. Mike has an amazing talent for song-writing, recording, leading, and helping others develop their God given gifts. When not at the church, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife Amy, their son Owen, and their golden retriever, Harper. He also enjoys playing FIFA, watching European Soccer (Liverpool FC), and running Ignite Worship Collective, a worship-based non-profit organization.

Dr. Travis Kaiser
Lead Pastor

Travis Kaiser Teaching Pastor

Dr. Travis Kaiser joined Florence Baptist’s staff in 2012 to provide leadership in missions, family ministry, and to help carry the load of preaching. Travis is passionate about connecting with people, seeing communities changed with the gospel, helping believers be mobilized to reach the lost and to see life change from preschoolers to senior adults. He loves spending time with his wife and four kids, cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats, fishing/camping, and discovering new restaurants.

Dr. Josh Landrum
Adult Pastor

Josh Landrum Worship/Associate Pastor

Dr. Josh Landrum loves teaching the Bible and seeing the Gospel change people’s lives. He serves Florence in the areas of preaching, teaching, and discipleship. He and his wife Cassie have four children. When Josh has free time, he loves watching and playing sports, working on cars, and doing home DIY projects.

Dr. Tavis McNair
Operations Pastor

Tavis McNair Operations Pastor

Dr. Tavis McNair joined the Florence Baptist staff in 2012. As the Operations Pastor and “details guy” he oversees our communications, facilities, technology, support staff, and special projects. When he’s not in the office, Tavis enjoys long distance running as well as hiking with his wife Tiffany and their four children. Tavis believes that any job that’s worth doing is worth doing right. He applies that principle in the church, striving for excellence in ministry in order to reach the most people possible with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Jacob Saltsman
Discipleship Pastor

Jacob Saltsman Discipleship Pastor

Jacob, his wife Tiffani and their children have been at Florence Baptist Church since 2013. Jacob is our Discipleship Pastor and oversees our men’s and women’s ministries, all small and home group strategies, prospects, and first impressions. He is committed to seeing the people of Florence Baptist Church grow in their relationship with Jesus and reach people in their community with the gospel.

Neal Wintermute
Campus Pastor – Greenview Campus

Neal Wintermute

Neal is the campus pastor at our Greenview campus. He loves communicating God’s word in a way that is understandable and focuses on life change. He is also passionate about connecting with people and seeing them grow spiritually. Neal and his wife have two great girls. In his free time, he enjoys running and going out to eat. He is also an Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers, Penn St. and Man City fan.

Josh Woods
Worship Pastor – Mt. Zion Campus

Josh Woods Worship/Associate Pastor

Josh leads worship at our Mt. Zion Campus. He has a passion to connect with people through music and create an environment where people can worship Christ. Along with spending quality time with his wife and family, he loves sports, live music, and song writing.

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