Ministerial Staff

  • Dr. Daniel G. Ausbun

    Senior Pastor

    A pastor for over 12 years, Dr. Ausbun was raised in Vestavia Hills, Alabama and committed his life to Christ when he was 15. Educated in Southern Baptist schools - he has a B.A. from Samford University, a M.Div. and Th.M. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a D.Min. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He's also in the process of becoming an Association of Certified Biblical Counselor. Pastor Daniel's passion is disciple-making by connecting through church - connect to God, connect to others, and connect to missions. An Alabama football fan - he looks forward to the Tide winning their 17th national championship. He's married to Sherri and they have four children: Daniel, Jr., Elizabeth, Benjamin and Esther.


    You can contact Daniel by calling the church office or by emailing dausbun@broadwaybaptistchurch.org.

  • James Heard

    Associate Pastor of Outreach & Visitation

    James Heard, who is originally from Malvern, Arkansas, has served at Broadway Baptist Church since 2007. James has over 60 years experience serving as pastor of churches in Arkansas, Kentucky and Indiana. He holds a B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University and a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves the Arkansas Razorbacks. James and his wife, Marguerite, reside in Lexington and are parents to three children, five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.


    Brother Heard leads our outreach ministry - you can reach him by calling the church office.

  • David Dale

    Minister of Music and Senior Adults

    David Dale has 40+ years of experience in the ministry - he serves as Broadway's Minister of Music and Senior Adults. A graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University with a degree in piano and continued studies at the University of Oklahoma for his Master of Choral Conducting degree. David has served churches in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Kentucky. He's also an Oklahoma Sooners fan! David and his wife, Marla, have three grown children and eight grandchildren.


    David leads Broadway's senior adult ministry - learn more about their schedule here.


    You can contact David by calling the church office or emailing him at: ddale@broadwaybaptistchurch.org.

  • Zach Bauer

    Minister of Students

    Zach Bauer has served in student ministry for 7+ years. He has a B.A. from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. An ordained minister, Zach has led student ministries in his home state of Oklahoma and Kentucky. He's passionate about local and international missions and has served on teams in Mexico, India, China, and Malaysia. Zach enjoys walking with his wife Beth, traveling, an aspiring BBQ pit master, playing basketball, and is a die hard fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, and the Dallas Cowboys.


    You can contact Zach by emailing him at: zbauer@broadwaybaptistchurch.org.

  • Sherry Lyons

    Children's Ministry Director and Preschool Director

    Sherry Lyons grew up at Broadway and now serves in two positions - leading our children's ministry from birth to 5th grade and directing Broadway's preschool and mother's day out. She has a passion for leading children to Christ and creating amazing memories for children and their families.


    Sherry and her husband, Chris, live in Lexington and have two daughters, Brittany and Haley, and they go for the Kentucky Wildcats.


    You can contact Sherry by calling the church office or emailing: slyons@broadwaybaptistchurch.org.