Dr. J. Matt Shamblin and Rex J. Howe interview Dr. Desmond Barrett, the lead pastor at Summit Church of the Nazarene in Ashland, KY. The Barrett Family came to Summit Nazarene as the pastoral family in January of 2019 after serving in the Virginia and Kentucky Districts. Pastor Desmond is a graduate of Nazarene Bible College with a Bachelor of Ministry degree and Trevecca Nazarene University with a Master of Organizational Leadership and Doctor of Education in Leadership and Professional Practice. Pastor Desmond and Julie have four children and are passionate about living the mission of Christ and seeing His Kingdom built locally and around the world. The Barrett's have been married since 2000.