Meet our Staff

We are happy to introduce our staff to you!  If you need to email any of these fine folks, simply click on their picture,

and they will be happy to respond and interact.  [Professional photographs courtesy of Dayspring Photography.]

  • Morgan broach

    administrative & financial assistant

    BIO COMING SOON!

  • Lacey crenshaw

    Kids minister

    Lacey came to FBC Lorena in 2019 as the Minister of Children. She graduated with her Bachelors of University Studies and Masters of Christian Ministry from East Texas Baptist University.  Lacey has served in a variety of areas of children's ministry  in Texas. She also is a Certified Horseback Riding Instructor and teaches riding lessons. Her favorite thing to do is spend time in God's creation through hiking, camping, and traveling. Lacey is married to her husband, Nic, and both serve humbly together. Her greatest desire for FBC Lorena is for the children to learn to be empowered followers and servants of Christ and to see families serving, loving, and growing together. 

  • Heath Kirkwood

    Lead Pastor

    Heath joined our staff in 2016 as Lead Pastor after serving for nearly a decade in worship and student ministry in local churches.  He earned a BME and an MM from the Moores School of Music as well as a Master of Divinity from the George W. Truett Theological Seminary.  Gospel music has always been a significant part of his family and church life, leading him to being involved in summer singing schools since childhood.  Heath is the baritone vocalist for the Texas-based quartet, Gospel Express, and is an avid baseball fan and KC Royals enthusiast.  One of his desires for Lorena is to see the community and churches drawn together by sowing seeds of love in Jesus's name.  Heath and his wife Amanda are the proud parents of Norah and Riley.

  • Aaron Loachamin

    music minister

    Aaron came to FBC Lorena in 2020 as our Music Minister, after serving locally and in Texas as a worship leader in several congregations. He received his BA in Biblical & Theological Studies at Baptist University of the Americas in 2017, and is currently in his final year at George W. Truett Theological Seminary pursuing his Master of Divinity. Aaron is passionate about seeing people encounter God through worship. He also serves as a resident chaplain with the Department of Pastoral Care in the Office of Baylor Spiritual Life and Campus Living & Learning, where he ministers and works with over 500 college freshmen.

  • Dan Stewart

    Student & Discipleship pastor

    Dan came to FBC Lorena in 2015 after previously leading in student ministry roles in Louisiana and Texas.  He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University where he earned a BA in Speech Communications. He also earned his Master of Divinity from the George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University in 2018.  Dan is a big sports fan, cheering on Louisiana Tech and Dallas area sports teams, and he enjoys playing rounds of ping-pong and disc golf. His biggest desire for our church and community is to create a culture where students can have as much fun as possible and also dive deeply into God's Word. Dan and his wife Stephanie resides happily in Waco.

Meet Our Deacons

Our deacons are the epitome of service.  Each of them is glad to serve YOU!

[Professional photographs courtesy of Dayspring Photography.]

  • Kevin Austin


  • James Bryan

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  • Stan Byrd

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  • Jason Caldwell

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  • Craig Carpenter

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  • Randy Hickerson

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  • John Kuehn

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  • Jimmy Maughan

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  • Steve Voiles

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  • Bert Yow

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