Keith LuncefordPark Avenue Baptist Church
...Biography: Keith Lunceford Keith Lunceford accepted the call to become the pastor of the Park Avenue Baptist Church in Searcy, Arkansas in March of 1978.
For 25 years he
has led the church in an adventure of growth and expansion.Bro.Lunceford was born on March 27, 1948 in Biloxi, Mississippi.His
father was a career military officer who was a veteran of WWII and the Korean War.The Lunceford family moved often living in cities all across the United States from Maine to Florida to California.When his
father retired from the military, the family moved to Clarksdale, Mississippi to be close to grandparents.Bro.Lunceford graduated from Clarksdale High School in 1966.
The following year he
enrolled in Mississippi Delta Junior College
freshman year, he
surrendered to the ministry and enrolled in Central Baptist College
in Conway, Arkansas the following year.He received a B.A. Degree in Bible from Central Baptist College in 1972.
In May of 1971 he
married Rita Duncan of Little Rock, Arkansas.In 1972 he
accepted the pastorate of the Rowes Chapel Baptist Church in the rural community of Humnoke, Arkansas.After a year of service there, he accepted a call to the Jefferson Heights Baptist Church in Oklahoma City where he served as a Youth Director.
In 1974 he
was called by the Beech Street Baptist Church in Crossett as pastor.He served there until 1978 when he moved to Searcy, Arkansas to become the pastor of the Park Avenue Baptist Church where God has blessed him with a stable and fruitful ministry.