In Februrary 1960, Kenneth Kendall, a former member and Deacon of the First Bapptist Church of Copperas Cove (Pastor: R.G. Whitehead), then a member of the First Baptist in Stephenville, TX. and working in a Mission, presentedd a program to the Men's Brotherhood a First Baptist, Copperas Cove about the Mission. The men of the Church felt led to start a Mission in Copperas Cove, March 2, 1960.