Our Ministry Team


  • Daniel Ausbun

    Senior Pastor

    Daniel 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. Daniel's passion is disciple-making by connecting through church - connect to God, connect to others, and connect to missions. 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

    Bro. James Heard, who is originally from Arkansas, has served at Broadway Baptist Church as Minister of Outreach and Visitation since 2009.  Bro. Heard previously served as interim pastor of Broadway Baptist Church.  He has over 50 years serving as pastor to churches in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Indiana.  He holds a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and a Bachelor of Arts from Ouachita University.  James and his wife, Marguerite, reside in Lexington and are parents to three adult children, five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.


    You can contact Brother Heard by calling the church office.

  • David Dale

    Associate Pastor of Worship and Senior Adults

    David Dale joined the staff at Broadway Baptist on June 1st of 2010 as 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.  David and his wife, Marla, have three grown children and seven grandchildren.


    David also keeps the Senior Adults very active, planning monthly dinners and outings.   Check out the calendar page to see what he has planned next!


    You can contact David by calling the church office.

  • Sherry Lyons

    Director of Children's Ministry and Weekday Education

    In September, 2013, our Weekday Education Director Sherry Lyons accepted the position of Children's Ministry Director for Broadway Baptist Church.


    Sherry and her husband Chris have two daughters and actively serve at Broadway.


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