GRAPEVINE—TEXAN Managing Editor Keith Collier has been called to be the pastor of First Baptist Church of Groesbeck, in central Texas. Collier has been with the TEXAN for three years, during which he completed his PhD. in preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Collier came to the SBTC staff from Southwestern, where he served as news director for the seminary.
“Keith has an organized mind and real talent as a newsman and editor, but he also has a pastor’s heart,” said TEXAN Editor Gary Ledbetter, “We will miss seeing Keith every day, but I am excited for him and for this fine church as he begins this new phase of his ministry.”
Keith is married to Amy, and they have three children. He will begin his tenure at Groesbeck on Oct. 1.