Senior Pastor

Dr. Kevin Milburn

Dr Kevin Milburn has been the Senior Pastor at Second Baptist Greenville since October of 2015. Originally from Danville, KY, he previously served the Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church in Union, KY. Kevin has been in the ministry since 1996, also serving in associate and youth pastor roles. He has served on the Kentucky Baptist Convention Mission Board, led six mission trips to Haiti, and has conducted a field study in Israel and Greece. In 2014 he was elected Vice-President of our Kentucky Baptist Convention.


Kevin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Boyce College in Louisville, KY, a Master of Divinity degree in Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Discipleship/Assimilation from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA. Kevin has been married to his best friend Jessica since 2000 and they have four children, Madeline (14), Noah (11), Connor (7) and Andrew (5). In his spare time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his family, watching and playing basketball, and savoring fine cheesecake.

Associate Pastor

Bob Thurman

Bro. Bob was raised in Southeast Missouri and was called by God into the ministry as a young adult and licensed into ministry by his home church on the same day his father was ordained a deacon.  He is married to Karen who grew up in St. Louis, MO.  They were married in 1982 and have two grown sons.  Bro. Bob began his ministry in 1995 as Minister of Education and Youth, but has served in several roles as the church has grown through the years.


He enjoys time with family and friends, fishing, golf, and working in the yard and garden.

Worship and Youth Pastor

Brian Schindler

Brian and Melissa were called to 2nd Baptist in January of 2001 after he completed his Master's at Southern Seminary.  He was raised in the mountains of Pikeville, KY, and was even blessed to serve at First Baptist of Pikeville as an interim music minister of youth for a short time.  He has been married to Melissa Schindler since 2000 and has two children. Caroline is 14, and Michael is 12.  Brian enjoys running, board games, watching nerdy comic book movies, and listening to podcasts.

 

Each week Brian strives to help our congregation commune with God. He longs to see members use their gifts in worship ministries as God’s church brings glory to her glorious Bridegroom.


Brian also leads our youth ministry towared a purpose-driven model where students grow in worship, fellowship, discipleship, evangelism, and ministry.

Minister of Children & Recreation David Bivins

David has served as the Minister of Children & Recreation at Second Baptist since January of 2017.  His wife, Audrey have two wonderful kids, Lydia and Nathaniel.  A native of Greenville, KY, he has served in Augusta, GA and Benton, KY.  David studied Music Education and Accounting at Murray State University, where he met his wife, Audrey.  


David loves working with children, the adult volunteers who lead them and parents who love them unconditionally.  He oversees kids through 5th grade and continues to expand the ministry outside our church walls with programs like Upward Basketball & Cheerleading, Vacation Bible School, Launch Back-to-School, and Children's Choir.  


In his spare time, David enjoys cycling, singing, and home improvement projects.  He enjoys volunteering at a local public elementary school as a mentor each week.

Church Secretary

Kelly Dukes

Kelly was born on April 13, 1979 in Elizabethtown, KY and grew up in Clarkson, KY.  She was married to Will Dukes in June 2011.  They have a son named Tristan, born in May 2015.  Will is a police officer and they have a farm with horses, cows, and pigs.  Kelly started attending Second Baptist Church in 2011 and was baptized here in 2012.  Kelly has worked as Church Secretary since June of 2014.

Financial Secretary & Organist

Cindy Vincent

Cindy Vincent has served as organist since 1996.  She is married to Danny Vincent and have been members at Second Baptist Church for 29 years.


On their first date, they talked about the music ministry at Second.  During that time, they were both serving as organists at two smaller local churches.  They believe it was God's plan to bring them together, moving them to Second Baptist to actively serve in the church they feel is their home.  

Custodian

Steve Sullivan

Steve was born July 12, 1951 and was baptized at Second Baptist Church on March 11, 1979.  In April 1980, he was hired by the church and have remained a faithful employee for 37 years.  Steve lost his loving wife, Shirley, on February 19, 2013.  Steve enjoys singing in the choir.

Pianist

Tony Jones

Tony has served as Pianist/Sanctuary Choir Accompanist since 1989, having begun as interim the previous year.  Tony is married to Kim Jones, who serves as Nursery Coordinator, with the couple coming to Second Baptist in July of 1988.  Tony has served in various capacities such as the Benevolence Committee, Music Committee, Minister of Music Search Chairman, working with Children’s Choir and Drama Team.  He is currently serving with others in our Nursing Home Ministry at DiversaCare, where he plays the piano and delivers the weekly devotional. 


Tony is a 40 year employee of Kentucky Utilities Company, currently holding the position of Area Retail Operations Manager for their five Business Offices in Western Kentucky.  He also serves as Staff Cosmetologist for Gary’s Funeral Home for well over 20 years now. 


Tony and Kim are avid collectors and proudly display their collections at their home on the family farm, Wild Turkey Run, in Greenville.  They share the property with Tony’s parents, their sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and several pets.  Tony and Kim have two sons; Brian (Melissa) and Aaron (Amanda); five grandchildren, Logan, Kaylee, Ashlynn, Emma and Dawson, with the grandchildren being the 7th generation to reside on the property originally owned by Tony’s great-great grandparents. 

Tony hopes to retire in the near future to pursue his passion of full-time funeral service at Gary’s Funeral Home.  

Pre-Kindergarten Director

Karen Thurman

Karen was born February 17, 1960 in St. Louis, MO.  Karen and Bro. Bob, our Associate Pastor, were married in August 1982.  They have two adult children, Tyler and Stephen.  Karen grew up and was baptized at Kirkwood Baptist Church in St. Louis in 1971.  Karen was a member there until she and Bob married when they moved to Louisville, KY.  She has since been a member of churches in Louisville, KY, Knoxville, TN, and Columbia, MO before joining Second Baptist Church in 1995.  She has worked in management in several retail stores.  Karen has also worked for General Electric while Bob was in seminary.  Karen began serving as the Director of the Pre-Kindergarten Program at Second Baptist in 2000.

Nursery Coordinator

Kim Jones

Kim has served Second Baptist Church as Nursery Coordinator for almost 25 years, scheduling volunteers and Nursery staff for children birth through age 3.  She supervises both the infant and toddler rooms for church services and events, lovingly working directly with the children of Second Baptist.     

  

She and her husband, Tony (Pianist/Sanctuary Choir Accompanist) and their two sons came to Second Baptist Church in 1988.  Kim worked with Children’s Choir for 7 years prior to taking on her current role.  She is presently employed at Medical Center Pharmacy, after having been an almost 38-year employee of the local hospital. 


Both Kim and Tony enjoy living on the family farm, sharing their various collections with others and spending time with their 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Brian (Melissa), Aaron (Amanda); 5 grandchildren, Logan, Kaylee, Ashlynn, Emma and Dawson, as well as enjoying time with friends.  One of the biggest parts of Kim’s life is her love for children and the families who entrust them to her care at Second Baptist.