Adam Bowers –Senior Pastor
In 2017, Adam Bowers became the third senior pastor of First Free Church. Previously, Adam led an international missions ministry and served as an executive pastor. Adam is married to Jenny and the two have served in full-time ministry together for over a decade. Adam is passionate about preaching the Word of God in authentic, practical, and relevant ways. He is also active in discipleship and leadership development and he holds a Master’s of Divinity degree with a specialization in pastoral counseling.
What do you do at First Free?
Work with an amazing team to reach our city with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ!
Where’s your favorite place in St Louis?
I believe I’m contractually obligated to say the Cardinals stadium, although I haven’t been yet.
What’s your favorite place to eat in St Louis?
We’re still new, but Sugarfire Smokehouse has to be at the top of the list right now.
What are your top 3 favorite books besides the Bible (that would be cheating)?
This list changes frequently, but I’ll go with Transforming Discipleship, Boundaries for Leaders, and Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site.
What’s a hidden talent or a fun fact about you?
I was in a motorcycle accident in Bangkok, Thailand that landed me in the hospital and a wheelchair. The patient next to me in the hospital room was my brother who injured his leg while installing an irrigation pipe in a remote mountain village.
What’s a favorite quote?
Better to learn from the mistakes of others than to make your own!
Heather facilitates HR and office functions. She also serves as administrative assistant to Adam Bowers.
Favorite thing about your job – The best part of my job is encouraging and praying for our staff. I love being able to use the gifts God has given me to support the staff and ministries of