Pastor Nance was saved and baptized as a young boy at the Landmark Baptist Church in Haines City, FL. He met his wife, Amy, while attending Bible College. Both he and his wife are from pastor’s homes and are blessed with godly heritages. They were married in 1993 while serving on staff at Calvary Baptist Church in Mannington, WV. In 1996, he became the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and continued to serve there until 2003. In August of 2003, the Lord led them to Tampa, FL to start a church. Later that year on November 23 the Southside Baptist Church was organized with nineteen charter members.
Kerry & Amy were married on October 1,1993. God has blessed them with three wonderful children Abigail (1996), Andrew (1998), and Avery (2010). Kerry graduated from Trinity Baptist College with a Bachelor of Arts in the Bible in 1992 and a Master of Ministry in 2006. Amy received her Bachelor of Arts in education from Heartland Baptist Bible College.