Director of Missions

Dr. Kevin Muilenburg

Kevin comes to SCBA with 34 years of pastoral ministry experience. He has pastored 3 churches in Texas, most recently the Coastal Oaks Church in Rockport. He has served in numerous leadership roles in Baptist associations throughout the state.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Technology from the University of Houston, a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS), and a Doctor of Ministry from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (Gateway).

He and his wife Kelley are members of the First Baptist Church of Smithville. They have a daughter, son, and daughter-in-law who live in Chattanooga, TN.

Kevin believes the purpose of the association is to assist churches by encouraging and equipping them individually and corporately to accomplish the Great Commission.

Ministry Assistant

Linda Bright

Linda began employment/ministry with the South Central Baptist Area on June 1, 1981. In 2019 she also began to serve as Gambrell Baptist Association's Treasurer.

Linda is a member of TBMA (Texas Baptist Ministry Assistants) and NAMA (National Association of Ministry Assistants). She served TBMA in 2012-2014, as an officer and again in 2016-2018.

Linda and her husband Barry have two children, a son and a daughter. They also enjoy their two grandsons and one granddaughter. Linda has a heart and passion for the Word. She also has a heart and passion for youth, where she works with youth in her home church, FBC, Gonzales.