Our Staff

Senior Pastor, Daniel Hawtree II

Daniel Munro Hawtree, Jr., was born into the home of evangelists Dan and Pat Hawtree. His childhood was spent in the ministry traveling to hundreds of churches while his father preached and his mother sang. He continued traveling in evangelism until he became a student at Pensacola Christian college. During his college years, he traveled with the acting team, was student body chaplain for two years, and worked in four different churches in Virginia and Florida. He also, traveled in evangelism, and was the student body president during his senior year.

Shortly after graduating from Trinity Baptist College in 1994, he began his ministry at Kerwin Baptist Church and served for six years as Your Director. He also served as Assistant Pastor, Music Director and Bus Director. In 2000, he began his ministry in full-time evangelism. He married Julie Smith in 2003, and God has blessed them with three boys. He returned to Kerwin in 2009 to succeed Joe Myers as Pastor. Daniel Munro Hawtree, Jr., became the head pastor of Kerwin Baptist Church on March 11, 2012.

Assistant Pastor, Jacob Jarriel

Jacob Jarriel was born in 1987 to Ronnie & Sharon Jarriel of Walkertown. He grew up in Kernersville involved at Kerwin Baptist Church. He trusted Christ as savior at a Kerwin Baptist Christian School fall retreat in Hillsville, VA. He served as the student body president at Kerwin Baptist Christian School, before graduating in 2005. He attended Hyles-Anderson College and graduated in 2009.

Jacob began serving as an intern at Kerwin Baptist Church in December 2009. He became the youth pastor in 2010 and served in that capacity for 5 years. In addition, he has served as the children’s, pastor, church pianist and upward sports director. He is currently serving as the Administrative pastor and Upward Sports director. He was married in 2011 to Jessica Jarriel and they have 3 children.

Youth Pastor, Frank Newsome II

Frank Newsome is the youth pastor here at Kerwin Baptist Church. Frank has been attending Kerwin literally his entire life, his grandpa Linus Newsome began the bus ministry at Kerwin, and his parents met on one of our bus routes as children. Frank accepted the Lord Jesus in August of 2004 in a tent revival here at Kerwin, he studied youth ministries at Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville Florida. Frank has been on staff at Kerwin since February of 2016. Frank has a passion for our teenagers, and desires to see each them enter into a relationship with Jesus, and to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord. Frank is married to his wife of 4 years Jessica Newsome. Frank, and Jessica have a beautiful little boy named Jace, and they are expecting their 2nd child, a little girl in May.

Children's Pastor, David Fulp II

David was born in 1993 and raised in the home of Dr. David and Lisa Fulp, where his father has been the pastor of Good News Baptist Church for the past twenty years in Madison, NC. David accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior at the age of 5 on January 17, 1999. Later he accepted the call of full time Christian service at 14 in summer of 2007, and was called to preach at 18 in the summer of 2011. David studied pastorial ministries with an emphsis in digital media at Pensacola Christian College from 2012-2016. There he was able to serve in various different ways, and was the Student Body Chaplain for a year.

David interned in the summer of 2015, and later came on staff at KBC in the summer 2016. As Children's Pastor, David is over the Kidville Children's Ministry, where there are many different opportunities to reach kids and their families for our Savior. He, also, helps in the church's media depart in design
and video.