Dr. Scott Hanks, Pastor

The Lord led Pastor Hanks to come as pastor in June of 1994. He had previously served as an assistant pastor for five years in Sauk Village, Illinois, where his father pastored for 33 years. Pastor Hanks and his wife Stacia have been married for more than 20 years. Their home has been blessed with eight children: Sharon, Seth, Samuel, Silas, Stephen, Stephanie, Sara, and Susanna.

God has used Pastor Hanks to write many books for Christian growth, and has given him a desire to see the next generation to become fully prepared to serve the Lord through Christian education and life on life training.

Joshua Daniels, Assistant

Joshua Daniels had the privilege of growing up here at Heritage Baptist Church and graduated from Heritage Baptist College in May of 2006, with a degree in pastoral theology. He and his wife, Cynthia, currently serve in many of the ministries of the church, including the jail and prison ministries. Joshua and Cynthia are both teachers in the Christian school and Joshua serves as the school administrator. Joshua also oversees the Teen Church every Sunday morning.


Mark Mize, Missions Director

After a successful career as a business executive, Dr. Mark Mize was blessed with the opportunity to join the staff in 2012. He has served in the capacity as mission’s director as well as assistant to the Pastor. He currently teaches jr. high and college classes for our schools. Dr. Mize was married for 25 years, his wife went home to be with the Lord in 2005. He has three grown daughters. One of which is currently teaching at Heritage Baptist School. Mark Mize received his Bachelor of Science in Business, Master of Arts in Business and both Master and Doctorate in Religious Education. The jail and bus ministry are also ministries that Dr. Mize is involved with.

Michael Price, Assistant (Printing Ministry)

At the age of 10, Michael trusted Jesus Christ as his Saviour and surrendered to preach at the age of 12. He attended Oklahoma Baptist College and Heritage Baptist College where he graduated with a degree in pastoral theology. Michael joined the staff in 2016 and serves in the printing ministry, teaches in the Christian school, and preaches in the jail and prison ministries.

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Dan Martin, Evangelist

Dan Martin was saved at the age of nine. At the age of 17 he joined the military and served our country in the  US Navy for 5 years. After the military he worked as a fireman for 15 years and has been serving the Lord in full-time evangelism since 1996. Now in the Lord's work, he has served in many facets of the ministry. He serves every summer at our camp as the camp director. The Lord used him to help start the Grace Baptist College, a ministry of Grace Baptist Church in Gaylord, Michigan. In 2017, the Lord led Dan Martin and his wife, Terri, to move to Kansas and base their ministry out of the Heritage Baptist Church. He and his wife have 5 children and 8 grandchildren.