Pastor Pursley draws upon his
40+ years of pastoral experience to lead and disciple the staff of Maranatha Bible Church
Under Butch's leadership Maranatha has planted 5 daughter churches in neighboring communities.
He serves with the elders in providing vision and direction for Maranatha Bible Church.
As the senior and founding pastor for over 20 years, he
is passionate about the church remaining true to biblical principles.
regularly leads courses on doctrine, keys to the establishment and expansion of the local church, and on Biblical leadership.
is an effective communicator of God's Word and is committed to an expository style of preaching.
God has used Pastor Pursley
to consult with and help other churches.
currently meets monthly, one on one, with six pastors to mentor them.
has traveled to help train pastors in South Africa, India, Nepal, Mexico, Papua, Myanmar and Brazil.
He is a graduate of Baptist Bible College and Seminary.
He serves on the board of Summit Missions as well as the advisory board of World Help.
Pastor Pursley is very happily married for over 40 years to his best friend, Barb, an elementary teacher at Green Local Schools.
and Barb are the proud parents of two children and six grandchildren.