Kevin McKnight

Position: Executive Pastor

Birthdate: November 2

Spouse: Robyn McKnight

Children: Lauren (Cameron), Lindsey, Robert

Education: Southeastern University, B.A.; Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, M.Div.

Evangel Staff Q&A


What is your favorite movie?

What is your favorite dessert?
Boston cream pie.

What is your favorite restaurant?
P.F. Changs.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
Road a bull in a rodeo (for a very short time).

What’s the No. 1 most played song on your iPod?
I don’t use my iPod.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you like to visit?

Who would you like to go to dinner with?
Robyn (my wife).

What is one of your favorite quotes?
“Trust, but verify.” (Ronald Reagan)

What chore do you absolutely hate doing?
Washing Dishes

Do you have any hobbies?
Nothing consistently, but I do enjoy golf, hunting and sporting events.

What would you do with $5 million?
Give to God’s work, share with family and invest.

Who is your favorite author?
Sorry, I cannot narrow it down to one.

What is the first thing you bought with your own money?

What is your favorite scripture?
John 3:16.

What is the hardest thing you have ever accomplished?
Earning my M.Div.

What are the top three things on your “bucket list”?
A few items on list would be: take family to Israel, take Robert on a hunting expedition and be debt free.

How long have you been at Evangel and what brought you here?
27 years. I came for summer ministry while in college. I developed a love for the church, its vision and people. Following graduation, the Lord made it possible for me to join the pastoral staff in 1984.