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 Our Pastoral Team

Our pastors are dedicated to the authority of Scripture and the Lordship of Christ. Their goal is to help people of all ages find joy and purpose as committed followers of Jesus.

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Sherwood “Duke” Holbert

Senior Pastor    |
Bio and Pic Coming Soon!




Jesse McKendree

Youth Pastor    |

Jesse is a graduate of Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, FL with a B.S. in Church Ministry.  He is originally from Callahan, FL. 

Jesse felt God calling him to ministry work during a week he sponsored a youth group at The Wilds Camp in North Carolina.  He moved to Racine in 2009 to minister at First Baptist. 

He met his wife Kim in Racine and they now have a daughter, Elise, and a son, Liam. 

Some books that have had an impact on Jesse’s life have been Simply Jesus by N.T. Wright, Wrecked by Jeff Goins, and Skeleton Church by Jeremy Myers.   

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