Our Mission & Vision

Working together we can do more! The mission of Little Red River Baptist Association is to work together to make disciples of Christ in Arkansas and throughout the world. In 2013, Little Red River Association celebrated its 150th anniversary.
Bro. Kent Dixon and his wife Karol
E-mail rkdixon77@gmail.com
Kent Dixon was ordained at Central Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, AR.   He grew up in a Christian home.  His father was a Southern Baptist pastor in Southeast Oklahoma.  When he was six years old, his parents were appointed as missionaries to Brazil.  Later when he was in High School they were assigned to serve as missionaries in Angola, Africa.  He married Karol (Smith) Dixon on August 16, 1986.  They have 2 sons and a daughter.
Education:  Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education:  Church Ministries, from Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee Okla. Master of Religious Education: from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary , Ft. Worth Texas.
Ministry Experience:  Minister of Education & Youth, Central Baptist, Pine Bluff Aug, 1987-1998.  Associate Pastor of Students  Dec 1998-May 2018, Woodland Heights Baptist Church, Conway, AR.
Linda Oaks, Ministry Assistant
Linda pic2Linda joined LRRBA in July, 2016. She is the wife of Fred Oaks, Pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Quitman. They have three grown sons and thirteen grandchildren, and 4 great granddaughters.
She attended Bible Study Fellowship 5 years and served as Sec/Treasure of a plastering co. for 
20 years and as Sec/Treasurer of South Shore Property Owners Association for 8 years.
She has traveled with her husband on mission trips to N.Y., M.T., K.S., Iowa, Ecuador, Honduras
and Haiti. She has also visited Israel twice.
1325 Heber Springs Road S., Heber Springs, Arkansas  72543
501.362.7362   fax 501.362.2554