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About First Baptist Church
Brian Haynes
Senior Pastor
Kent Johnson
Family Life Pastor
​Pastor Brian moved to Roseau in July of 2012 to serve as the Senior Pastor.
He grew up in Colorado on a cattle ranch in the foothills southeast of Denver and yes he is a Bronco fan. 

Brian is married to Brenda. They have three grown children; Ashley is marred to Larry (they have one daughter, Ellie),  Abby is married to Josh, & Caleb is married to Brittany.  Brian and Brenda have a passion for the family and desire to see families discipled and strengthened through prayer.

Brian has served churches in Colorado, South Dakota, Iowa and now Minnesota. He has served as a Youth Pastor, Senior Pastor, Family Life Pastor and now a Senior Pastor again. Brian has a passion to see God work in and through the local church to reach their community. 

In his free time he enjoys family, music and sports. He enjoys playing golf, basketball, baseball, officiating sports, playing guitar, bass.
​Pastor Kent Johnson has served as the Pastor of Family Life at First Baptist since July of 2013. He received his degree in ministry from Northwestern College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Kent’s primary ministry at First Baptist is to nurture the spiritual growth of our church’s 6-12th grade youth, but he also oversees the family ministries of our church. Sharing the gospel, networking with area youth ministers, partnering with local ministries, and equipping others for evangelism are all activities he enjoys.

Kent and his wife Heather have three children – Evelyn, Phinehas, & Adele. In addition to spending time with his family, Kent enjoys the occasional pick-up basketball game, golfing, drumming, & a good cup of coffee.

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First Baptist Church is affiliated with Converge Worldwide and Converge North Central.