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.