K. Rex Butts currently serves as the Preacher/Minister for the Columbia Church of Christ, Columbia, MD. Rex is a believer in and follower of Jesus Christ; a husband to Laura and the father of three children: Kenny (deceased), Caryn, and Jared. In addition to serving as a Preacher and Minister with a local church, Rex is an aspiring writer who has already contributed several articles and/or book-reviews to Christian journals. Rex holds a Master of Divinity (2007) from Harding School of Theology, Memphis, TN and a Bachelor of Ministry (2002) from Harding University, Searcy, AR.
Rex’s life thus far has been a learning journey filled with amazement and challenge, suffering and hope, and a whole lot of grace – which everyone needs. In addition, Rex enjoys the outdoors, frequenting coffee shops and bookstores (especially the used kind), music, and traveling. Rex is also an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan, which may make him a person to be pitied.
Besides his regular preaching and teaching responsibilities, Rex enjoys speaking and having conversations about The Story of Creation and Redemption; Following Jesus and the Mission of God; and Christian Hope. If you would like to contact Rex about a speaking engagement or for any other reason, you may contact him by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To view Rex’s resumé, philosophy of ministry, and a narrative faith statement as a PDF documents, click on the links below.