Pastor Jon Acker is originally from Anderson, SC.  He was saved by Jesus Christ when he was sixteen years of age.  Later, the Lord called him to preach the Gospel and pastor when he was in college.  He received a B.A. and M.A. degrees in Bible from Bob Jones University.

Pastor Acker and Crystal were married on November 20, 2004.  Crystal is originally from Belleville, IL.  She was saved at eleven years of age.  Pastor Acker and Crystal met at college.  Crystal received a B.A. degree in Women’s Ministries from BJU.  The Ackers have four children (three boys and one girl).

The Ackers moved to Colorado in 2009 when Arvada Baptist Church called Jon as Associate Pastor.  The Ackers served the Lord in Arvada for almost six years.  First Baptist Church called Pastor Acker in February 2015.  He and his family moved and began serving the Lord on March 1.