Ministerial Staff

  • Dr. Daniel G. Ausbun

    Senior Pastor

    A pastor for over 17 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 and Samford fan living in Big Blue Nation - He's married to Sherri and they have four children: Daniel, Jr., Elizabeth, Benjamin and Esther.

    Read Daniel's blog here - listen to his sermons on iTunes here and YouTube here.

    You can contact Daniel by calling the church office or by emailing

  • David Dale

    Minister of Music & Senior Adults

    David Dale has 50+ 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 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:

  • Zach Bauer

    Minister of Students

    Zach Bauer has served in student ministry for 12 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 spending time with his wife Beth and their two children: Isaiah & Ava. He also loves traveling to new places, cooking, grilling, and playing basketball. Zach is a die hard fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, and the Dallas Cowboys.

    You can contact Zach by emailing him at:

  • Beecher McCarty

    Contemporary worship pastor

    Beecher McCarty has been serving in worship ministry for 24 years. He has a B.A. from Morehead State University and a M.S. from Eastern Kentucky University. Beecher also serves as the Safety Supervisor at Triple-D Communications. Beecher and his wife Lorra have been married for 11 years and have two sons, Aden and Brady. They live in Nicholasville and enjoy volunteering in the community, the outdoors, and playing sports. Beecher's a lifelong fan of the Kentucky Wildcats and the Cincinnati Reds.

    You can contact Beecher by emailing him at:

  • Sherry Lyons

    Children's Ministry & Preschool Director

    Sherry Lyons grew up at Broadway and now serves in two positions - leading our children's ministry from birth to 5th grade since 2013 and directing Broadway's preschool and mother's day out since 2009. 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 and two granddaughters. They're Kentucky Wildcats fans.

    You can contact Sherry by calling the church office or emailing:

  • JAmes Heard

    Pastor Emeritus

    Brother Heard has pastored nine churches in four states for over sixty years. The former interim pastor and associate pastor of Broadway from 2007-2021. Born and raised in Malvern, Arkansas - he has a B.A. from Ouachita Baptist University and a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - a legacy pastor in Southern Baptist life.

    Brother Heard has been married to Marguerite for over seventy years and they have three children. The Heards live in Lexington and love the Arkansas Razorbacks.


  • Gale Heard


    Phone: (859) 276-2592

  • Betty Hensinger


    Phone: (859) 276-2592