Nathan and Shanna Gast, Bethany (4), and Lily (2).

DES MOINES, Iowa—Nathan Gast has accepted the call to become the next pastor of Urbandale Baptist Church. Pastor Gast is a graduate of Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, Iowa, and has been pastor of Fair Haven Baptist Church, Kansas City, Kan., since November 2005. He was ordained there in 2009.

A member of the Mid-Continent Association of Regular Baptist Churches Council of Six, Gast was one of several speakers at the regional association’s semiannual conference in April.

The Gasts will start their ministry at Urbandale Baptist Church in October. The church is eagerly looking forward to having the Gasts minister with them.