Vance Helms, Decatur Connections Pastor

Vance Helms grew up in Advance, North Carolina. He earned a B.A. from N.C. State in 1990 and an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2000. He was on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ for eight years, serving at Louisiana Tech, the University of Georgia, and the University of Kentucky. Vance came to First Bible Church in 2002 after working at Pantego Bible Church in Arlington, TX. His passion is teaching God’s Word for life application, and his motivation for ministry is to see others take the next step in their journey towards Christian maturity. He and his wife Katherine married in 1996 and have two daughters, Maggie and Mimi, and one son, Joby.