Senior Pastor: Mark Hensley
Pastor Mark Hensley has been a Senior Pastor since 1988. He has been with HillTop Baptist Church since April 2008. After completing a Bachelor of Behavioral Science degree at Hardin Simmons University in 1984, Pastor Mark went on to earn a Master of Arts in Religious Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in 1987.
In 2005, he completed a Doctoral Degree in Educational Ministry with an emphasis in leadership from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Mark has taught diploma students in Southwest Wyoming for Golden Gate Seminary. He now serves as an Assistant Professor and Instructional Mentor in Evangelism, Introduction to Christian Ministries, and Bible with Liberty University.
Mark has been married to Laura since August 1981. The Lord has given them three sons.
Associate Pastor of Education and Student Ministries: Kevin King
Kevin King was born in Georgia but grew up in Colorado where he spent most of his time skiing, hiking, and playing soccer. He went to Union University where he played soccer, but later transferred to Liberty University where he completed his Bachelors and Masters in philosophy. At Liberty Kevin met his wife Sharin while waiting at the bus stop on campus. He went on to complete another Masters at the University of Edinburgh. While finishing his Masters Kevin married Sharin in August of 2016. Kevin is passionate about the study of philosphy and apologetics and using them to help equip the church to know what they believe and why they believe it.
Sharin King was born in Stafford VA. She is the youngest of 5 with 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Sharin grew up playing volley ball through out high school. She then went on to attend Liberty University where she completed her bachelors in Mathematics. Sharin grew up going to Colorado every summer and enjoys anything outdoors. She has climbed 14 14ers in Colorado, which is 4 more than her husband.
Music Minister: Kathy Rath
Kathy Rath has been the Minister of Music at Hilltop since 2004. She and her husband Tim have 3 kids. Kathy has a Bachelor of Music from the University of Wyoming, majoring on violin, and is a full-time music teacher in Green River. Kathy also plays with some local performing groups.
Music can be powerful in our worship of God, and Kathy is very careful to choose songs that teach truth. Kathy describes herself as “merely an usher, escorting the congregation into the presence of God”. She would rather not be noticed during the music, but for people to experience the power and presence of God.
Kathy is thankful that God has given her the ability to lead the music at HillTop, and feels privileged to work with wonderful people on the Praise Team and the Tech Team, who love God, and are devoted to Him and His work.
Director of Children Ministries: Michelle Clark
Michelle Clark joined the staff of HillTop Baptist Church in October 2015. Prior to coming on staff, she served as a volunteer in the many areas of Children’s Ministry here at HillTop. Michelle and her husband Steve have 3 children. Michelle finds incredible joy in working with children and helping them understand how much God loves them and how they can love Him in return.