Who We Are

We’re so glad God led you here to our website. Our church is a Bible teaching congregation committed to knowing Jesus and reflecting His love by serving others together as a church family. It is our prayer that lives will be transformed into what God has designed for each of us on our journey in life. We look forward to seeing you and welcoming you into our church home.

The purpose and mission statement of our church is to reflect God’s unconditional love by the TEAM approach:

Transforming lives through the power of the HOLY SPIRIT

Exalting God through Worship

Affirming the family of God

Mentoring to Christ-like Maturity


You are always Welcome in our Church Home.

2110 Sunset Drive
Holdrege, NE 68949

Staff / Leadership

At the Master’s Service…serving you…as God’s Hands and Feet.

Darren Theesen

Darren grew up on a farm south of Hastings, NE (where his parents still reside) and moved to Kearney in 1986 where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska; Comprehensive Chemistry major, Biology-minor. He felt God called him into ministry opportunities in 2005 including leading Bible studies at the ‘I Believe in Me’ Boys ranch in Kearney and teaching adult Bible studies at the First Baptist Church in Kearney. He became licensed to practice Christian ministry in 2010; graduated from Sioux Falls Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Divinity in May of 2013; was Ordained into Christian ministry in August of 2014. Darren has been active in ministry with area churches and retirement centers since 2006 and has been serving the First Baptist in Holdrege since May of 2016. He and his wife Cora moved to Holdrege in May of 2018.

There is no situation too desperate; no life so lost; no person so broken that God cannot restore!!! I am living proof that God is able to restore broken lives and I would be honored to share my story with you!

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Robyn Sanders

Eileen Hanson

Joe Berrido


Deacons, Trustees, Christian Education, Missions,
Worship Committee / Praise Team, Foundation Board, Library Board