Pastor Phil Hopper

About Pastor Phil

Before entering the ministry, Pastor Phil was a police sergeant and SWAT team member with the Kansas City, Missouri police department. He was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award, the department’s second highest honor; the Channel 9 Gold Award for Valor from a local television station; and was named one of the National Tactical Officers of the Year in 1997. This unique background prepared Phil for his ultimate calling in February, 2000 when he answered the call to pastor at the time Liberty Baptist in Lee’s Summit.

Phil attributes all of this to God’s grace, God’s provision, and all for God’s glory. He has a heart for teaching God’s word.

Phil and his wife Christa have 3 children, Jake, Makay and Josh.