Kevin W. Thorpe is the Senior Pastor of Faith Missionary Baptist Church, where he has served since 1998. Pastor Thorpe is a son of the historic Mt. Ararat Baptist Church of Jacksonville. Today he is the Executive producer of the Faith Church television Broadcast and an adjunct professor at Conservative Theological University in Gainesville, FL. Pastor Thorpe holds a BA in Pastoral Ministries from Conservative Theological Seminary and a MA in Pastoral Ministries from Conservative Theological University. Pastor Thorpe is an effective voice beyond the walls of his church and works with civic, educational and faith-based councils and groups throughout greater Gainesville. Some of those organizations are: The Rotary Club of Gainesville, Alachua Habitat for Humanity, Eastside High School Student Advisory Committee, The Corner Drug Store, Alachua County Christian Pastors Association, Santa Fe College East Gainesville Instruction, Gainesville Thrives, Gainesville HIPPY Advisory Committee, Harn Museum, Cade Museum, City of Gainesville Citizen Advisory Committee and has served as a frequent guest chaplain for the University of Florida football team. He is the owner of a custom clothing company and provides tailored items for some of the country’s most noteworthy figures. A refreshing voice on the scene of contemporary Christianity, he ministers a clear word to the Body of Christ.