Rev. Dr. Paul Sagan has been pastor at Covenant Church (PCA) Fayetteville, Arkansas since 1983. He grew up in Fairhope, Alabama and attended Ole Miss on a footall scholarship. He graduated with a B.A. in English in 1979. At Ole Miss the Lord graciously called him to Himself and into the Gospel ministry. He received his MDiv. At Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi and later his Doctor of Ministry from New Geneva Seminary in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He also graduated from the U.S. Army Chaplain Basic and Advanced Courses and served in the Army Reserves and National Guard for 7 years.
In 1986, Paul married a talented artist, Denise Barta, in Rogers, Arkansas. Denise worked for and recently retired from DaySpring, a division of Hallmark. She now enjoys pursuing her passion with art and has been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for this God-gifted talent. Paul and Denise have four grown children, Joy, Anna, Joseph, and Christina.