Youth Minister and Minister of Music

Nathan Kitchens

Nathan is a native of western Kentucky. He has three younger sisters (Rachel, Hannah, and Rebekah) and is the son of Joe and Jeanne Kitchens. His family moved from Kentucky to Hueytown in 2011.

Nathan was saved and baptized at the age of 8 at Concord Baptist in Hopkinsville, KY. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2012, with a degree in political science & economics and a second degree in Hispanic studies. After spending a year in New York and two in Atlanta, he joined his family in Hueytown in order to continue graduate studies at UAB and teach Spanish at Bessemer Academy.

He continues to teach Spanish at Bessemer Academy and is a Graduate Teaching Assistant and full-time M.A. student in the Department of English at UAB. There, Nathan is also the Assistant Director of the University Writing Center and the president of the Christian Grads Fellowship. He is currently working towards a Master of Theological Studies through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

He now lives in Bessemer and loves the opportunity to impact the lives of young people for their good and God's glory both in school and at church.