What we believe

Thank you for taking the time to check out KBC.  Below you will find answers to questions you may have.  Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, we would love to talk with you.  

Our Doctrine:  

In theology and practice we are a New Testament church; a concise explanation of our doctrine can be found here (www.sbc.net) in the Baptist Faith and Message.

Our Affiliation: 

While we are an independent body, we do affiliate ourselves with both the Arkansas Baptist State Convention (www.absc.org) and the Southern Baptist Convention (www.sbc.net).

Our Priority: 

As a body, we gather weekly for worship and Bible Study and we seek to involve every member in ministry and missions.

Our Focus: 

We focus our ministries around two simple Biblical principles: The great commission is clear that every believer is commanded to make disciples of our neighbors and the nations. 

Meet Our Staff

  • Lee Denton

    Lead Pastor

    Lee Denton became the lead pastor of KBC in October of 2016. He married his beautiful wife Lauren in 2002 and they have a son Alexander who was born in April of 2007, and a daughter Leila was born in July of 2013.  He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and has over 13 years of full time ministry experience as a youth pastor, worship leader, associate pastor and church planter. 

    Lee's heart is to see Jesus followers embrace  those who are searching and help them come together in an authentic community to discover a real Jesus that transforms the most ordinary life into a life of extraordinary purpose. He meets people where they are,  while extending grace and embracing the transforming power of God's word.  Lee enjoys spending time with his family and friends, football, jam sessions,  all things outdoors and a good steak!

    Psalm 107:2,14-15 "Let the redeemed of the Lord say this.....He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains.  Let them give thanks to the Lord for His unfailing love and His wonderful deeds for men!

  • Jimmy Davis  

    Associate & Youth Pastor

    Jimmy has served on a church staff for over 10 years. He began serving at KBC in April of 2015 and is very excited about the vision of the staff, the deacons, church family and the staff.  He was born and raised in Chester AR.  Jimmy enjoys time spent with his family.  He has been married over 16 years to his wife Shannon and they have one daughter Jenesis who is 14.  His hobbies include riding his 4-wheeler, hunting, and working on his Willis jeep.

  • Clay trimble

    Worship Pastor

    Clay has served on a church staff for over 5 years and joined KBC February 2017.  He has led worship and served in church for a combined 12 years beginning in the youth ministry as the worship leader.  Clay has a heart to serve and see those around him come to a greater knowledge of who our God is and who He has called us to be.  Clay graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Christian studies with an emphasis in Theology.  Clay was ordained as a minister at New Life Baptist Church in 2014.  He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing music, hunting and being outdoors.

  • Tammie Edwards

    Administrative Assistant

    Tammie was raised in Spiro Oklahoma and she moved to Alma AR in 1994.  She worked in preschool education for 10 years and in customer service before the Lord led her family to Kibler Baptist Church.  Tammie joined KBC in 2009 and in 2011 she was brought on as an Administrative Assistant.  She enjoys serving the church alongside the rest of the wonderful staff at KBC.

    Tammie has served in many areas at KBC and currently is the director of Vacation Bible School. She loves working with the children in our nurseries and children's ministry. 

    She has been married to her husband Billy for 22 years and they have 6 children and 7 grandchildren.  In her spare time Tammie loves spending time with her family, relaxing at home, reading and cheering on her kids and grandchildren at their many sporting events.

  • Leanna Hesslen

    Administrative Assistant

    Leanna began serving at KBC in March of 2015. Previously she served 7 years on a church staff as a youth associate, missions assistant and administrative assistant. She also works alongside her husband as Vice President and  treasurer for Hesslen Machinery, Co. Inc. Leanna and her husband Buddy have been married for 33 years and they have one son. He is now married and they celebrate the joy of having a daughter! Leanna enjoys spending time with their family and friends, hiking, photography, coffee and their border collie!