GJ Farmer has served as Senior Pastor since July, 2018. He has served in various capacities in churches in Kentucky and South Carolina prior to coming to SBC. After graduating from Southwestern High School in Somerset, KY, he has earned degrees from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (B.A.), Dallas Baptist University (M.A.), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He is currently in the final stages of his Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching (D.Min.), also from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
GJ holds positions on several organizational and ministry boards and has taught classes on multiple levels, including various conferences and seminars, and has served as an adjunct professor at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College.
He is married to the love of his life, Hillary, and they have 4 children- Jack, Mackenzie, Jocie, and Rhett.
He enjoys reading, spending time with his family, watching baseball and basketball, and playing video games.