Pastor Nolan Hayes grew up in Osceola, Nebraska. Nolan graduated from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA with a degree in Religion. He completed his Master’s of Divinity Program at Sioux Falls Seminary in the Spring 2016. Nolan has been the pastor of First Baptist Church Beatrice since January 1, 2017. Nolan is married to Amanda and their children include: Asher (5), Lydia (4), Ezra (1) and a new baby in 2020.