The Rev. Bobby L. Love Sr. serves as the General Secretary of the Missionary Baptist State Convention of Kansas. He is the Senior Pastor of the Historic Second Baptist Church of Olathe, Kansas, serving for the past twenty-five years and serves as the Associate Dean of the Western Baptist Bible College – Olathe Campus. Dr. Love commenced his undergraduate studies at Seward County Community College, Emporia State University, and Western Baptist Bible College, and completed his Graduate Studies at Andersonville Theological Seminary earning his Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership. He is a (N.C.C.A.) Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with Advanced Certification and a International Representative of the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling (S.A.C.C.) and Director of a Certified Academic Institution (CAI).
Dr. Love and his wife, Janice, earned the certified credentials of Counselor and Coach respectfully by the Stepfamily Foundation Inc. of New York. In response to their own trials and tribulations of blending two families, they established the “Step with Love Ministries”. This ministry has a primary mission to encourage churches to support stepfamilies through focused ministries that will equip couples to build strong marriages through Christian Counseling and Christian Coaching. Dr. Love is also a International Representative for the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors. Recognizing a great need for Clergy to be better equipped in Counseling, he established The Midwest Christian Counseling and Training Center which serves as the training arm of Step with Love Ministries offering quality Christian Counseling training and degree programs for those who desire to become better equipped to serve their congregations and communities
Pastor Love is married to best-selling author Janice R. Love (One Plus One Equals Ten) and have a blended family eight grown children and four grandchildren.