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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 has been married to his wife Brenda for 26 years and they have three grown children Ashley and her husband Larry,  Abby and her husband Josh, & Caleb and his wife 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 and his family joined the ministry of FBC in July 2013. As the Family Life Pastor, Kent’s passion is to love and serve people by equipping and empowering them to grow in their relationship to God, other believers, and those far from God. By doing this, Pastor Kent believes God’s people will see real life change in every aspect.

Kent and his wife, Heather, have been married for 8 years. Kent and Heather have three young children: Evelyn, Phinehas, and Adele. Pastor Kent received a B.A. in Ministry from Northwestern College. Kent and Heather enjoy investing in people and spending time together as a family.

Being new to Roseau from the Twin Cities, Kent and Heather are eager to plant roots for their family by making new friends and exploring God’s will for their family here in northern Minnesota. Most of all, they look forward to many years of growth and kingdom building as they connect with others in the church and the community.



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