Our Leadership Team

Steve Dighton (Interim Pastor)

Pastor Steve Dighton is the founding pastor of Lenexa Baptist Church where he served 26 years. During his years there, the church grew from under 100 members to over 6000. The church developed a multisite strategy in 2011 and had 5 additional campuses by 2015. Since his retirement, Pastor Steve has served 7 churches in 4 different states as interim Pastor.

Pastor Steve graduated at Dallas Baptist University, holds 2 degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and was awarded a Dr. of Divinity from Baker University.

Pastor Steve has been married to Dr. Mary Dighton for 50 years. Mary is a retired dentist. The Dighton’s have 2 boys and 4 grandchildren, who all live in the Kansas City area.

Garrett Hall (Youth Pastor)

Garrett Hall has been the Youth Pastor here since June of 2022. Garrett grew up in a Christian family, going to church all his life. He came to a saving faith in Jesus Christ at the age of twelve after hearing the gospel at church camp. After high school, he went on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic where he felt God calling him to the gospel ministry.

Garrett then attended Central Baptist College and received a bachelor’s degree in Bible. Garrett is currently working towards his Master of Divinity at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Garrett has been married to his lovely wife, Hannah, since July of 2021. Hannah is currently working on her Master of Counseling at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, KS. In their spare time they enjoy watching movies, hiking, playing any kind of sport (mainly Garrett), baking, and reading books. They are excited to be a part of what God is doing through FBC Basehor.