Leadership

Brian Henderson, Minister

Brian Henderson was born and raised in Toms River, NJ. Brian completed his undergraduate degree at the Center for Urban Theological Studies (Philadelphia, PA) and Eastern University (St. Davids, PA). Upon completing his graduate degree in seminary, Brian served a congregation near Valley Forge, PA, for nearly 10 years before moving to Colorado in 2008 where he served as Senior Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Denver. In 2009, Brian completed a doctoral degree in family systems theory from Palmer Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. Brian loves spending time with his three children and enjoys all things fun. Brian began as minister of FBCD in November of 2012.

minister@rethinkbaptist.org

Andrew Sturm, Custodian

Andrew Sturm began working at FBCD in July of 2020. Andrew is an active member of the congregation and when he’s not around the church property you can find him enjoying a drive through the mountains, spending time with friends, and volunteering. Andrew is originally from Massillon, Ohio and has been in Denver now for four years.

Brendan Bassett, Collaborative Pianist

Brendan has been accompanying since the first time he joined a choir in grade school. Now he plays piano for various groups and events around the Denver area. You can see him playing, singing with and even conducting Sine Nomine chorus. On the weekends he works as a certified optician, helping people find the perfect glasses for their personality and prescription. Currently he is working towards a bachelor’s degree in computer science and mathematics at Metropolitan State University so that he can develop music software.

Jonathan Barbe, Wedding Coordinator

Jonathan Barbe was born in Dallas, TX, raised in Fairway, KS, and resided in Overland Park, KS, before moving to the Capitol Hill area of Denver, CO, in August of 2015. Jon attended Baylor University in Waco, TX. Jon is happy to have joined the FBCD staff near the end of summer 2015. When not working at the church, Jon is a professional photographer. He has a strong passion for photography and is always happy when his camera is in his hand.

weddings@rethinkbaptist.org

Ken Johnson, Building Manager

Ken Johnson has enjoyed a long and rich history as a member of FBCD staff, beginning in the 1990’s with his responsibilities as the Director of Music/Business Manager. He left in February of 2000 only to return in 2011 to help the church move forward when it lost its pastor. During that time, he cared for this historic building and prepared it for many of its current residents. He left again in 2015 and returned once more in June 2017.

propertymanager@rethinkbaptist.org

T. Scott Pegues, Pastoral Associate

Scott received his call to ministry at a very young age, growing up an active church kid in St. Paul, Minnesota. He first lived his call through community building, and a career in human services leadership, health promotion, and public health. Scott is now transitioning to serve God’s people through church ministry. He has considered Denver his home since 2001, while working extensively throughout the Midwest. Scott and his daughter joined FBCD in 2016, and was licensed to Christian Ministry in 2019. The divine presence of authentic love and inclusion called him to this congregation.