Rev. Denton Hickman serves as Youth and Singles Minister for Inskip Baptist Church. As a Knoxville native, Denton attended schools in Knox and Union Counties. Post high school training prepared him for sales, management and leadership in the public sector where he spent several years prior to being called into ministry. In May 1999, God’s call to His service provided specific opportunities for preaching and discipleship. He served as Interim Pastor for Spring Street Baptist Church and Supply Pastor for Emory Valley, Fairview Baptist, Clapps Chapel and Bethel Baptist Churches in Knox and surrounding counties. In September 2002, he answered a call to Inskip Baptist Church as youth and singles Minister, where he continues to serve. He is active in organizing and facilitating programs for youth groups, within as well as outside Knox County, for such groups as MERGE, Disciplequest Summer Youth Camps and has provided training for Youth Ministers/ Workers for Vacation Bible School through Knox County Baptist Association.
He is active in youth sports having served as Assistant Football Coach for Gibbs Youth Recreation Program and Assistant Football Coach at Maynardville Middle School. He and his wife Jamie are the parents of three children; Christopher, Michael and Emilee.