Meet Neil Franks

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Pastor Neil Franks serves as Lead Pastor of First Baptist Church of Branson, Missouri. Pastor Neil and wife, Kendra, along with their two sons (Nathan and Travis) moved to Branson in 2007 to serve as lead pastor of the First Baptist Church of Branson.  Prior to that, Pastor Neil had served on staff at Council Road Baptist Church in Oklahoma City as one of the teaching pastors.Pastor Neil is passionate about studying and teaching God’s word and takes every opportunity to share biblical messages in every day, practical language. FBC Branson has experienced significant growth from Pastor Neil’s leadership with additional worship services and attendance tripling in six years. More importantly, the church has reached out through a new church planting school and aggressive mission efforts locally, nationally, and internationally!  FBC Branson is uniquely positioned to impact the world as it sits amidst a tourist destination that receives more than seven million annual visitors. Pastor Neil strongly believes in cultivating a multi-generational congregation that is gospel-centered and seeks to serve God by serving the world.

Pastor Neil is originally from Arkansas where he met his wife, Kendra, in college at Henderson State University. Kendra is an accomplished musician and teaches in the Omaha, Arkansas school district. Pastor Neil completed his Master of Divinity at Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Tx. and his Doctor of Ministry at Midwestern Seminary in Kansas City, Mo.

An avid sports fan, Pastor Neil loves all types of sports whether watching, playing, or coaching the Franks boys. He takes pleasure in extensive research in sermon preparation and is a diehard Razorback fan!
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Belief statement:

We support the Faith and Message 2000 of the SBC.

FBC Branson – 400 S. Sunshine – Branson, MO 65616