Brent Warkentin has been the lead pastor at First MB Church, Wichita, Kansas, since 2005. He grew up in Wichita and then spent his teenage years as a missionary kid in Indonesia. Prior to coming to First MB, Warkentin spent five years as a youth pastor in Kansas and California and 15 years as a pastor in the small town of Buhler, Kansas. Warkentin has been married to Joan for 31 years and they have two married daughters, two sons-in-law and one grandson.
The Christian Leader, published bimonthly by the U.S. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches (USMB), connects the USMB family, celebrates our Lord Jesus Christ and cultivates discipleship as understood in the evangelical/Anabaptist tradition.