Dr. Kevin Kohler became Pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on October 7, 2018. Kevin has worked and lived in Central Missouri his whole life. He is married to Sue and they reside in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Kohlers have two adult children and 5 grandchildren that also live in Jefferson City. In addition to serving as pastor, he is an athletic director and basketball coach for the Lighthouse Preparatory Academy in Jefferson City.
Kevin attended CMSU and earned a Bachelor Degree in Education, a Master Degree in Secondary Principalship and an Education Specialist Degree in Superintendency. In 2008, he completed his Doctorate Degree in Church Ministry from Covington Theological Seminary.
Kevin previously served as pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and the Fortuna Baptist Church. He is also the founder and President of 3MT, a local service ministry. In addition to church ministry, Kevin has been involved in Southern Gospel music ministry most of his adult life. We are saddened that Dr. Kohler passed away on November 21, 2020 from COVID 19. Please pray for the family and the church.
The Reverend Kim Smith served as interim pastor.
Dr. Mark Plaza has been called to serve as pastor. More information to come.