Kent SparksExecutive Pastor at Cross Timbers Community Church
Kent currently serves as the Executive Pastor at Cross Timbers Community Church in Argyle, Texas. He has been on staff at Cross Timbers for 15 years. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Responsive Education Solutions, a Charter School organization with 20,000 students on 70 campuses, 2,300 staff and an annual budget of $200 million. Kent grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Northeastern State University, where he played basketball, and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. After graduation, he founded a construction company in Tulsa, Oklahoma specializing in insurance restoration and disaster recovery working with all major insurance carriers. The Sparks family eventually relocated to the Dallas area to attend Dallas Theological Seminary where Kent received his Master's degree. Kent married his high school sweetheart, Lori, and they have five children: Alex and wife Kelly, Lauren, Nicolas and wife Jacie, Benjamin and Lilly.