The ABC Dakotas has called Rev. Dr. Aaron Kilbourn to be their next Region Executive Minister. Rev. Dr. Kilbourn's term of service as Region Executive Minister will begin June 1, 2023.
Rev. Dr. Aaron Kilbourn is an MDiv graduate from Sioux Falls Seminary and has a PhD in Theology and Apologetics from Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity. He has served as pastor of First Baptist Church in Parker, SD for 21 years. In recent years, he has helped develop and teach certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs at Colorado Christian University’s Lee Strobel Center. He has also served as a faculty mentor for Kairos University in Sioux Falls, SD and has enjoyed serving on the ABC of the Dakotas Region Policy Board.
Rev. Dr. Kilbourn has great joy in seeing men and women come to understand their God-given gifts and become equipped to serve their community and ministry context for the glory of God and the going out of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He loves the Scripture from Jude 3, “Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.”
He is married to Michelle, and they have a daughter and son, Aubrey and Zack. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis and trying to avoid getting beat at basketball by Zack and trying new lunch spots with Aubrey.