Our Leadership Team

Mark Clifton (Interim Lead Pastor)

Mark has been a church planter and a regional missionary for more than 25 years.

In addition to his role as the lead pastor at First Baptist, Mark also serves as the leader of church replanting for the North American Mission Board of Southern Baptist Convention.

Graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Mark is the recent author of a new book published by Broadman/Holman entitled Reclaiming Glory. He’s also an adjunct professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Mark and his wife Jill have two grown sons and four grandsons.

Howie Lucas (Youth Ministry)

Howie has been on staff at First Baptist Basehor since June 2014.  He is the Youth Minister and  is currently attending Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Howie and his wife, Ruth have 5 children, 2 in college and 3 in high school.

Diana Tuttle (Ministry Assistant)

Diana Tuttle is our Ministry Assistant.