Bro. Darren Dusher is pastor of The Berean Baptist Church of Parsons, Kansas which he and his wife Bethany were called to plant in 2003. The Dushers will be married for 22 years this coming May 2020. They have 3 children David, Bailee, and Jonathan all currently serving with them in Parsons.
At age 18, Bro. Dusher felt the Lord leading him into the ministry in some capacity. Graduating from Labette County High School, he went to Labette Community College in Parsons, Kansas, and then completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Pittsburg State University in 1991. From there, the Lord led him to Baptist Bible College Graduate School of Theology in Springfield, Missouri where he received a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling in 1994.
After graduation in Springfield, Bro. Dusher served for over 4 years as Associate Pastor to Bro. Melvin Williams at the Berean Baptist Church of Strafford, Missouri. Following the Dushers wedding in 1998, they moved to Council Grove, Kansas to become pastor of the Berean Baptist Church spanning from January 1999 to May 2003. From there, they were called to plant the church in Parsons being sent out of the church in Strafford. They continue to serve the Lord together with their family in Parsons.
In 2014, the church was blessed to send the Jeremiah Baird family to Silverdale Washington to plant the Central Baptist Church which signed their charter in September 2019. In the Spring of 2015, they were also blessed to be able to ordain Bro. Kelly Noakes and send him and his family to plant the Berean Baptist Church of Baxter Springs, Kansas.