Don Kiper has been pastor of Bible Baptist Church since September 3rd, 1997. Pastor Kiper entered the ministry on June 29th, 1986, when he became the pastor of the Faith Bible Baptist Church in Glens Falls, NY. After eleven years of faithful service in New York, God called him to serve at the Bible Baptist Church in Niagara Falls, Canada.
On July 1st, 1967, Pastor W.D. “Step” Martin led Pastor Kiper to trust Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour. He was baptized the very next
day at the Sunday evening service at the First Baptist Church of Satsuma, Alabama.
After graduating from high school in 1975, he became an apprentice electrician through the IBEW program. He graduated as a Journeyman Wireman
in 1979. In 1978, the Lord used the illness of his father to help him dedicate his life to Christ.
On December 7th, 1979, during a mission’s
conference at the Meadowlake Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama, he surrendered his life to full-time Christian service. Pastor Kiper preached his first sermon on December 31st,
1979, during a Watch Night service at his home church.
He graduated from Hyles-Anderson College in 1984 with a B.S. Degree in Pastoral Theology and in 1986 with a M. Ed. He was ordained to the Gospel ministry on
September 20, 1986.
He and his wife, Sharon, were married on February 25, 1977. They have four daughters and three grandchildren.