Pastor: Wayne Braswell

Wayne came to know Christ as Savior at age 22 and has been involved in Christian ministry all of his adult life.  He worked in the business for many years while serving as a volunteer in church. Later, he surrendered to the ministry and began serving as the Teaching Pastor at a church in Kentucky.  Wayne became pastor at Buena Vista Baptist in August 2022.  He and his wife, Cynthia, have 6 children and 10 grandchildren.

Music Minister: Jason Bisher

Jason is the music minister at Buena Vista Baptist.  He has served for many years in that role.  Jason and his wife, Diane, also lead the adult choir and children’s musicals for the church. They have one child and their first grandchild is expected to arrive soon.

Students: Lance Butler

Lance was saved as a freshman in college. He was actively involved in his church and he served as one of the freshman bible study leaders for the University of Kentucky Baptist Campus Ministry during his senior year. Upon graduating from the University of Kentucky in May 2023, he started as the student pastor at Buena Vista. Lance's passion is to share the message of Christ with students and guide them in their spiritual growth.

Children's Director: Cynthia Braswell

Cynthia was saved at age 28 and has been involved in the ministry all of her life. She served as a missionary in the Philippines for many years with her late husband. Since then, she has remarried and is now married to Pastor Wayne. Together they serve at Buena Vista Baptist. Cynthia has a heart to reach children with the Gospel and to strengthen and support our families. In addition, she oversees our church's women's ministry. She and Pastor Wayne have a total of 6 children and 10 grandchildren.

Church Secretary: Sandy Whitt

Sandy is the church secretary and a long-time member of the church.  She is known for her creativity and help in various church projects.