MBC has a full-time senior pastor and seven part-time pastors and staff.
Stephen L. Hadden: Senior Pastor
Steve Hadden is a native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Steve completed two years of pre-pharmacy school at Georgetown College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Mercer University in Georgia. He completed Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.
Steve has served as Senior Pastor for churches in Kentucky, Florida, and South Carolina. Additionally, he currently serves as an Assistant to the Presidents at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and Georgetown College. Steve continues to hold licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in Kentucky.
He loves sports including basketball, baseball, tennis, football, and golf. He is Kentucky fan!
Steve is married to Joy who is described by Steve as, “my right arm for many areas of ministry.” Joy is a realtor and a decorator who enjoys making their home a welcoming place for guests. Joy loves gardening, canning and cooking new recipes as well as some of Steve’s old favorites, cornbread! Being a new grandma is Joy’s favorite role these days.
Steve and Joy have three sons: Tommy, Jon, and Jordan. They have one grandchild, Kiera.
Andrea Ball: Children’s Minister
Andrea oversees our ministries for children from age 3 through grade 5, including Children’s Worship, missions, and a calendar of special events. (Other profession: speech therapist)
Cody Davidson: Associate Pastor
Cody, in the role of Associate Pastor, assists the pastor with worship, special services, outreach, ministerial staff coordination and education, including our Sunday School, Wednesday night small groups. Cody’s wife, Carrie is also an ordained minister. They have a daughter, Evie. (Other profession: college administrator)
David Gierlach is currently serving as Interim Pianist. In addition to serving at Midway Baptist, David also accompanies choral groups at Georgetown College and Second Street School in Frankfort.
Evan Rowe: Minister of Worship
Evan is the Minister of Worship, working with all elements of music and uniting them with the the worship experience.
Evan Rowe is a native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Evan attended Kentucky Wesleyan College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy. While at Kentucky Wesleyan, Evan minored in music and met his wife Kelly Nelson Rowe. Evan completed a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degrees at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Evan has served as Music Minister, and Youth/Children’s ministers in several Methodist churches in Kentucky. For the past 8 years, Evan has worked as a Clinician with at risk children, youth, and their families. Evan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Kentucky.
Evan and his wife Kelly have been married for over 10 years and have 3 beautiful children: Kacy (age 7), Abby (age 5), and Jack (age 3). Kelly is a fourth grade teacher at Seton Catholic School and has been at the school since it opened in 2005.
Evan Rowe, InterimYouth Minister
Evan is serving in a dual staff postition, also as Youth Minister.
We are seeking a nursery caregiver at this time
Mary Clanney: Ministry Assistant
Mary manages our office weekdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. She produces all of our publications and coordinates the flow of information in our organization.