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Rick Rust


Pastor Rust was called to Liberty Baptist in 2007 to be the Pastor.  Over the past eight years God has blessed the church and its ministries. Pastor Rust has a pastor’s heart. He loves his church, and the church is a close-knit family with a passion for serving people. The church gives annually to world missions and has a great heart for church planting. Pastor Rust serves on the board with Baptist Church Planting Ministry and in 2015, Liberty Baptist Church gave birth to a new church in Oregon, OH by planting the Living Word Baptist Church.

Liberty Baptist Church weekly engages in strategic and systematic ministry to the Toledo area, including age-specific adult Bible classes, student ministries and children’s ministries, deaf ministry, connection groups, and worship music.

Pastor Rust married his wife Tammy in 1988; they have three children of which two are married and they are all serving the Lord in the local church. The Rust’s are also delighted to be grandparents to little Landon.



Caleb Presnell

Assistant Pastor

Caleb is a graduate of West Coast Baptist College. He then joined the staff here at Liberty in May of 2015. Caleb has a genuine love for people and he leads our discipleship and outreach ministries. Caleb and his wife Rachel were married in 2013,


Nathan Rust

Teen Pastor

Nathan is a graduate of West Coast Baptist College and joined the staff of Liberty Baptist Church in May of 2010. Nathan has a heart for the young people at LBC. Nathan and his wife Beth were married in 2011. Beth also is a key part of the music ministry here at LBC.