our Staff

  • Mitch Minson - Senior Pastor

    Pastor Mitch and his wife, DeAnna, moved to Bakersfield from Lake Providence, LA in 2013 with their five children. He has served as a Senior Pastor since 2001 and is a graduate of Liberty University and Liberty Theological Seminary. He enjoys reading, watching LSU Tiger sports, spending time with his family and enjoying God's creation.


    You can reach Pastor Mitch by Email at mminson@daybreakbaptist.com

  • Cory Taylor - Associate Pastor

    Pastor Cory and his wife Hannah moved their family to Daybreak in August of 2018. They have one daughter, Evelyn, and one more child on the way. He is passionate about the Church, and he enjoys reading theology, playing music, Red Sox baseball, and spending time with his family.


    You can reach Pastor Cory by Email at ctaylor@daybreakbaptist.com

  • Leon Longacre - Associate Pastor of Senior Adults

    Leon directs one of the most dynamic Sr. Adult ministries you'll see anywhere.  He is always finding ways for the church family to fellowship together and build the community that Daybreak is known for, as well as providing pastoral care for many in our church family.


    You can reach Pastor Leon by Email at l.longacre@daybreakbaptist.com

  • Ann Hamman - Administrative Assistant

    Ann is our church secretary, but does so many other things to support and encourage the family of Daybreak.


    You can reach Mrs. Ann by Email at ahamman@daybreakbaptist.com