On Labor Day Weekend 2015, Dr. Gary Lewis arrived to be the new senior/lead pastor of First Baptist Church of Rincon. For the last 25 years, Gary has served in various roles, including senior pastor, small groups pastor, teaching pastor, and community ministries pastor, in churches in Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma. He has a heart for church revitalization and has been used by God both as pastor and coach in other church settings to bring new life to established churches. Since he arrived in September, Gary has initiated our own journey of discovering God’s mission and vision for our church, revisiting our values, strategies, and plans for ministry, and establishing new ministry partnerships in our community, state, and around the world. We are so excited to have Gary and his family partnering with us here in Rincon.
Gary has a deep passion for developing leaders and planting life-giving churches. He has been privileged to be a part of church-planting efforts in the US and Nicaragua, as well as a pastor mentoring partnership through an organization founded by John Maxwell called EQUIP in the countries of Belgium and Luxembourg.
Gary and his wife, Krissy, are the parents of two teenagers, Graham and Harper. The Lewis family lives in Rincon.