Meet our Staff

Mark Anderson - Senior Pastor

Mark Anderson served as Pastor of Lynwood from 1994-2000. After eight years of pastoring Colonial Heights Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi, Mark came back to Lynwood in July 2008 to serve as Pastor. He is a graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mark previously served churches in Orlando, Florida, and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Mark and his wife, Karen, have four children and three grandchildren, Evy, Liam and Lynley. Ashley is married to Kurt Lancaster, Alyssa is an elementary school teacher in Cape Girardeau, Will is a manager at Chick-fil-a, and Andrea is married to Bryan Kane and attending Liberty University.

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Gabe Martinez - Worship Pastor

Gabe Martinez joined our staff in January of 2016. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Gabe has been based out of Nashville from 2003 to 2015 as a touring musician/artist with the award winning bands he founded: "Circleslide" and "StompTown Revival".
He and his wife, Debbie Martinez met while doing missions work in Eastern Europe, mostly in Belarus, with the organization Youth With A Mission. Both were on staff there for 10 years before signing with the Christian Record Labels, Centricity and later Save the City, going on to release five critically acclaimed albums.
Debbie is from Jackson, Missouri and now, with their daughter, Mirrenn, they are thrilled to be close to family and friends while bringing a passion for Worship and Ministry back home to the Cape Girardeau Area.

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Kevin Coffee - Pastor of Discipleship

Kevin Coffee joined the LBC staff in 2007. A native of Southeast Missouri, Kevin has previously worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a program director for a national non-profit ministry. His church ministry experiences include serving as Associate Pastor for Youth and Education. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and also holds an earned doctorate from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kevin and his wife Karen have three children.

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Jeff Moran - Pastor of Students

Jeff Moran joined the Lynwood staff in July of 2009. He is a native of Corbin, Kentucky, where he served Central Baptist Church as the student minister for twelve and a half years. Jeff is a graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2006) and Tennessee Tech University (1996) where he played football.
 Jeff and his wife, Wini, have seven children: Drew, Ty, Grace, Jefferson, Rachel, Rebekah, and Vitoria.

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Mikala Butler - Children's Ministry Director

Mikala joined the Lynwood staff in June 2017. She is originally from Northeast Arkansas and graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with degrees in Christian Studies and Sociology. She has served as volunteer coordinator for a global non-profit and a university discipleship leader in Kenya. Mikala is excited about Lynwood and partnering with parents to help disciple children to become who God has called them to be.

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