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 went on to graduate from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (B.A.), Dallas Baptist University (M.A.), and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.). He is currently and dually pursuing a Master of Theology degree (Th.M.) and Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching (D.Min.) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
GJ holds positions on several organizational boards, including being the current Vice President of Greg Farmer Evangelistic Ministries, a ministry based in Somerset, KY, that gives to various local evangelistic outreaches. He also is a member of the state Mission Board for the Kentucky Baptist Convention. He 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.