Senior Pastor

Josh Haywood

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Josh came home to Harlan Baptist in June of 2016. A 2007 graduate from Harlan High School, Josh spent four years in Virginia, where he attended Liberty University and received his Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies. He then spent five years in Louisville while working on his Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he graduated in the Spring of 2016. He is happily married to Madison, father to Benjamin and Owen, and they have a chocolate lab named Clive. Josh is an avid hiker and outdoorsman and loves reading and coffee, preferably together. He is currently pursuing his PhD from Southern Seminary in Historical and Theological Studies.

Associate Pastor of Children & Administration

Jon Dickenson

Jon came to us in February of 2005 from Tennessee. Prior to living in Tennessee, Jon spent three years living in North Carolina, where he attended Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. In 2003, he graduated from SEBTS with a Master of Arts degree in Christian Education and a Master of Arts degree in Christian School Administration. He also attended Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, and in 2000 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry. In his free time, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife Heather, and his daughter Lily.