Dr. Kevin Hamm has been the Senior Pastor of Gardendale First Baptist Church in Gardendale, Alabama since April 2006. GFBC is committed to passionate worship and anointed preaching of God's Holy Word. The church is consumed with taking the Good News of Jesus across the street and around the world and is consistently among the state leaders in baptisms.
Pastor Kevin often says, "God blesses a church that will worship Him in spirit and truth. Celebrative, passionate worship combined with Biblical, anointed preaching is a match made in Heaven!" He previously served nine years as the Senior Pastor of Valley View Church in Louisville, Kentucky which grew dramatically under his leadership.
Pastor Kevin has the unique ability to hold an audience's attention by communicating God's Word with tremendous clarity and enthusiastic passion. His preaching schedule includes Evangelism Conferences in Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Arkansas, Tennessee, Florida and Mississippi. Pastor Kevin has served on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention and as President of the Alabama Baptist Pastor's Conference. His articles have been published in Growing Churches, Leadership and Leader Life.
He has his B.A. from Western Kentucky University, M. Div. from Mid-America Theological Seminary and Doctor of Ministry degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married his wife, Kim, in 1987 and they have three daughters: Lindsey, Lauren and Kayla.