Rev. Alan Kinder is the senior pastor of Central Church. He was installed as the eighth pastor on February 9, 2002. Alan grew up in Washington State, graduating from Toppenish Senior High School in 1977. He joined the US Navy and spent the next 22 years serving in various roles around the world. While serving our country, Alan was also serving the Lord as an elder, Sunday School teacher, and eventually as an Assistant Pastor in two different Free Will Baptist churches. Alan graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Multi-disciplinary Studies (Christian Ministry) from Randall University. He is also currently serving as the Clerk for the Greater Kansas City District Association of Free Will Baptists and as the Moderator for the Missouri State Association of Free Will Baptists.