Our Leadership

Stuart Bell

Lead Pastor

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Stuart Bell grew up in Springdale, Arkansas. His conversion and call to ministry occurred during his high school years. 

Further education includes: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, John Brown University (1983); Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (1987); Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2016). 

Stuart and Lisa have shared life, marriage, and ministry since 1983, serving churches in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, before moving to the Pacific Northwest. Also, they have enjoyed international ministry in Eastern Europe, India, Greece, and Cuba. They have two children: Emily, with husband Matt, and grandsons Samuel and Calvin, living in East Asia; and Lucas, with wife Kyla, living in Kansas City, Missouri.

Glen Higgins


Glen was born and raised in mid-Missouri. He was saved at the age of fourteen, and not long after he sensed a call to ministry. 

Further education includes: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, Southwest Baptist University (SBU) (2013); and Master of Divinity, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2017). 

While at SBU, Glen met his wife Keri. Married in December of 2012, they are now a family of four with two young boys, Jack and Max. After serving in various ministry roles while in Missouri, in February 2018, they moved to Seattle to help plant City Center Baptist Church..