Mal is a graduate of Cedarville University and Dallas Theological Seminary. He was born in Connersville, Indiana and raised in Cambridge City, Indiana. He began his pastoral work in 1992 and has served in Connersville since 2008. He enjoys reading and traveling.
Pat was born and raised in Connersville and graduated from Connersville High School in 1960. She has been church secretary at First Baptist Church for 30 plus years and is a member of First Baptist Church. Pat is married to Kyle Sparks and they were blessed with two children, a daughter, the late Dana Sparks and a son, Tim . They also have two grandchildren, Morgan and Collin Sparks, and two godchildren, Abby and Noah Bevington. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority, and the Fayette County Cancer Board. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, golfing and crafting.
2020 Leadership Team Members:
David Nutty, Chairman
Lance Vitatoe, Vice-Chairman
Pat Sparks, Secretary
Pastor Mal Gibson
Jane Oakley, Treasurer (ex-officio)