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Meet our Lead Pastor

Education

Henry Grady High School – Atlanta, Georgia – Diploma 1971

Criswell College – Dallas, Texas – B.A. Biblical Studies – 1978

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – Fort Worth, Texas – M.Div. - 1981

Luther Rice Seminary – Jacksonville, Florida – D.Min. - 1989

 

Employment / Pastoral Ministry

Director of Church Relations – Truett McConnell University – 2015 - present

First Baptist Church – Ellijay, Georgia – 2006 – 2015

Central Baptist Church – Waycross, Georgia – 1998 -2006

Palm Springs Baptist Church – Palm Springs, Florida – 1995 – 1998

First Baptist Church – Cartersville, Georgia – 1987 – 1995

Note: To date (June 2018) Three (3) interim position completed

Personal

Married – Marilyn Jane McAbee Drake (August 1974)

Children – Jonathan David Drake– Married – Holly – (son) Cannon

Jordan Michael Drake – (daughter) Madyson / (son) David