Staff and Leadership

Senior Pastor: Aaron Sams

Aaron Sams was called to be the senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Bellevue in May of 2010. Aaron met his wife Leslie while both were serving together in the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ at Eastern Kentucky University. They were married on July 23, 2005. Pastor Aaron is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY with a Master of Divinity. Leslie and Aaron celebrated the birth of their first son in 2010, their daughter in 2012, and their youngest son in 2016.

Associate Pastor: Keith Blair

Keith Blair brings over 40 years of ministry experience to our staff. He has served as the senior pastor of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Franklin County, Mason Baptist Church in Grant County, the First Baptist Church of Vanceburg in Lewis County, and First Twelve Mile Baptist Church in Campbell County. Prior to coming on staff with our congregation, Keith served in various churches as an interim pastor, including with our own fellowship. Brother Keith and his wife, Ruth Ann, also serve as our 4-5 year old Sunday School teachers.