Darren King became the Lead Pastor in July, 2017. He became an elder at the church in November of 2015. Darren and his wife Marcia have been married since January 1, 2000 and have two sons, Andrew and Michael. Darren also serves as a chaplain with the District of Columbia National Guard. He is a graduate of Truman State University in Kirksville, MO where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in history; Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO where he earned a Master of Divinity; and Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, MO where he earned a Master of Arts in history.