Reverend Kevin L. Nelson, Sr.
Pastor Kevin L. Nelson Sr. is the senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Jeffersontown. He is a visionary leader of great humility with a servant’s heart. His ultimate aim and goal in life is to contend for the faith of Jesus Christ once delivered by the first century apostles.
Pastor Nelson’s immense devotion and love for all people has led him to serve as a volunteer
teacher, instructor and preacher of the gospel inside several correctional institutions as well as in various other organizations. Since 1979, Pastor Nelson has helped thousands of people regain their faith.
He is a former Trustee Board Member of Simmons College of Kentucky, Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as a board member of the Teen Challenge of Kentucky. He also has a heart for foreign missions and is currently active in developmental projects both in Kenya and Haiti.
Pastor Nelson matriculated at the American Baptist College and the Emmanuel Baptist College in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated from Victory Bible Academy also in Nashville, TN and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Religious Studies from Simmons College of Kentucky. He has received his Master’s Degree in Theology from Campbellsville University.
He is also an entrepreneur who owns and operates The Blessed Man Plus Clothing Store. He has been married to his lovely wife Linda since 1983 and God has blessed their union with four beautiful children: Kevin Jr., Chan, Hosea and Kimberly and five grandchildren,
God has used Pastor Nelson to win many souls to Christ locally and globally. His mission is to bring millions of souls into God’s kingdom, and his motto is to be the “GREATEST SERVANT OF ALL”!