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Kirk Overstreet

NAMB Church Planting Catalyst

As a church planting catalyst for the North American Mission Board, Kirk Overstreet works with California Southern Baptist Convention to start churches in Southern California. His primary objective is to catalyze healthy, evangelistic Southern Baptist church plants in the Inland Empire.

Kirk strives to have his church plants "encoded with the DNA" to reach the lost with the gospel to produce new believers, make disciples and transform communities. He mobilizes partner churches to effectively assist the development of new congregations.

He has planted, or assisted in planting, more than 40 churches nationally and internationally. In Haiti, Kirk has helped plant 12 churches, build and organize two orphanages and a school. He has worked with SBC International Mission Board and other mission agency personnel to help plant churches in Greece, Brazil, St. Vincent, Panama, Japan, Costa Rica, Mexico, Canada, Philippines and Wales.

Kirk is married to Tamra and has three sons.

Previous Experience

  • Community Outreach Director - Inland Empire Southern Baptist Association
  • Associate/Missions Pastor - Set Free Church, Yucaipa
  • Dean - Set Free Pastor's/Ministry School
  • Youth and Young Adult Pastor - Set Free Church, Yucaipa
  • Senior Pastor- Set Free Church, Pomona
  • Director - Trinity Boys Home, Corona

Education

  • Christian Studies – California Baptist University
  • Pastor Leadership/Church Planting – Set Free Pastor School
  • Computer Aided Drafting – ITT Tech

This Convention serves our culturally diverse congregations as we fulfill the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.