Dr. Kenneth and Debbie joined Valley Isle Fellowship in April 2022 where Kenneth is serving as the senior pastor. He comes with a background in consulting with churches across North America in church revitalization and church health. He served 10 years in local church ministry in Texas and North Carolina; 14 years in state convention work with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention; and founded the Hemphill Center for Church Revitalization at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he served as interim director 2019-2021 and director 2021-early 2022. Kenneth has served as an adjunct professor with Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO since 2015. Kenneth and Debbi have been married since 1993.