Leadership Team

John Mix

Senior Pastor

John H. Mix was raised in a small farming community in central Illinois. In 1990, he and his wife accepted an invitation from a friend to attend a Baptist church in Dunlap, Illinois. As a result of that invitation, he accepted Christ as his Savior, and he and his wife were baptized.

In June 1997, he surrendered to full-time ministry. He served as Youth Pastor at Northside Baptist Church of Sandwich, Illinois (1997-1998), Youth and Music Pastor at Hillcrest Baptist Church of El Paso, Texas (1999-2003), Associate Pastor at Roswell Baptist Church of Roswell, New Mexico (2003-2004), and Associate Pastor at Crossroads Baptist Church of Peoria, Illinois (2010-2011). From 2004 to 2010, he served as the Pastor of Freedom Baptist Church in North Little Rock, Arkansas. There he took a struggling mission work through organization as a church and a move to a new facility.

On September 2, 2012, Pastor Mix took leadership in the Senior Pastor role at First Baptist Church of Kingstowne.

Pastor Mix has Bachelors Degree in Pastoral Theology from Anchor Theological Seminary (McAllen, Texas), and a Masters in Biblical Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary (Camilla, Georgia). He was ordained by Hillcrest Baptist Church of El Paso, Texas.

Pastor Mix and his wife Sara have four sons - Joshua, Samuel, Levi, and Benjamin.

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Frank Suglio

Associate Pastor

Frank Suglio was born and raised in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. On April 11th, 2011, at the age of 31, he was miraculously saved through the ministry of Cleveland Baptist Church. In January 2015, after about a year of wrestling with God, Frank surrendered to a calling to preach the Gospel and serve in full-time ministry.

In August 2015, he began attending Heritage Baptist Institute, a ministry of Cleveland Baptist Church. He graduated from Heritage in May 2019 with a Bachelors's Degree in Pastoral Theology. In 2017, while attending Heritage, he was hired as an Assistant Pastor at Cleveland Baptist. He served on the Cleveland Baptist staff until the Lord called him the First Baptist Church of Kingstowne in March of 2020. He was ordained and sent out of the Cleveland Baptist Church on June 14, 2020, and arrived in Virginia the next day.

Pastor Frank and his wife Rebecca have been married since August 2005. They have two children - a daughter, Judy, and a son, Nino.