NAPLES, Fla.—Berean Baptist Church has called Joshua Wasson as pastor. His installation service took place Sunday, Nov. 19 with Nathan Osborne, pastor of Faith Baptist Church, Winter Haven, Fla., speaking.

Wasson is a graduate of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, where he earned both his undergraduate degree and an MA in theology and Hebrew. After completing seminary, he was pastor of Henry (Illinois) Baptist Church. During his seven-year ministry there, the congregation more than quadrupled and the church began several new youth and children’s programs.