Our Pastor

Dave and Meri Lisner were married on May 22, 1993 and have two teenage sons Jacob and Zachary.

Pastor Dave graduated from Susquehanna University in 1989 with a B.S. in Business Administration and Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) in 2000 with a ThM. in Pastoral Studies.  He completed his doctorate of ministry from DTS in 2012. Dave has been the pastor of Newport Baptist Church since the spring of 2000.  He enjoys trout fishing and hunting grouse with his dog, Max.

Meri graduated from Wheaton College with a B.A. in Psychology.  

Currently, she is a paraeducator working with special education children at the Newport City Elementary School.  Meri enjoys quilting, baking, and surfing the net.

The Lisners love to spend time with one another in the outdoors, camping, fishing, swimming, and playing board games.

Pastor David W. Lisner