Growing in Grace

Growing in Grace

Our Team


Dan McCoy

Senior Pastor

Pastor McCoy grew up on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa. He attended Southtown Baptist church and received a good Biblical foundation, but did not fully understand Salvation. In February of 1993, he accepted Christ as his Savior after diligently reading the Bible for 8 months. He was called to preach in the spring […]


Josh Kent

Youth Pastor

Josh accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 15 after his family decided to move to Northwest Indiana where he was eventually called into full-time Christian work. He graduated from Hyles-Anderson College in 2004. He and Sarah moved to Des Moines in March of 2007 where they became members of FBC and have […]


Jerry Chappell

Bus Director

Jerry and Sarah became members of First Baptist Church in February of 2008. Jerry and his family moved from California where he attended Golden State Baptist College. Jerry became our bus director in the fall of 2012. He also serves on the deacon board. Sarah is actively involved in the bus ministry as well as […]