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Jim Fant


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Jim is married to the love of his life, Janet, and they moved to Kentucky in 2005 to be near her two children and five grandchildren. Jim enjoys sports, particularly SEC sports, golf and hunting. Pastor Jim loves being with people and is usually out of the office having face to face meetings with members or prospective members over coffee, lunch or dinner.



Emory University, Candler School of Theology, Ministerial Course of Study for the United Methodist Church; University of Southern Mississippi, Educational Specialist; Columbus State University, Master of Education; Luther Rice Seminary, Master of Divinity; Asbury University, Bachelor of Arts; Kentucky Mountain Bible College, Associate of Arts.

Places Lived:


Grew up in Columbus, Georgia; Lived in Jackson, Mississippi for 26 years before moving to Kentucky in 2006.

Living Now:


Foster (Bracken County), Kentucky.


Favorite Movies:


Anything starring John Wayne (favorites: Big Jake and The Searchers) or directed by Mel Brooks (favorites: Blazing Saddles and Spaceballs)


Favorite Bible Passage:


Matthew 6:33-“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things will be added unto you.”

Favorite Quote:


“Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.” Stonewall Jackson’s dying words.

Favorite Books:


Master Plan of Evangelism; Discipleshift or anything else written by Jim Putnam.

Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream:



Favorite Food:


Steak or Prime Rib.


Most Interesting Place You’ve Visited:


Israel, the Holy Land.



Golf, hunting or sitting in the man cave watching any kind of sports.

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