Pastor Gene McKinley was raised a child of a Baptist pastor. He personally trusted Christ, and was “born-again” as a child. He was involved in various aspects of ministry from the age of 16 on. Pastor McKinley has worked in many secular aspects as well (police, building, retail, funeral, etc.); therefore, he understands many aspects of the working family and their needs. Pastor McKinley and his wife, Christie, have seven wonderful children, and they enjoy working with them and seeing them begin to help and teach others also. Pastor McKinley enjoys teaching and encouraging others to seek God and walk with Him. He enjoys studying the scriptures and counselling others through the Bible.