Jimmy serves as the Senior Pastor at Auburn. He loves Jesus, loves His Word, and has a heart to reach people with the gospel. Jimmy began his ministry at Auburn in August of 2009. He, and his wife Cindy, find ministry is their heartbeat and they truly love doing the work the Lord has called them to do. Jimmy believes God has blessed him with a tremendous church family, incredible staff and believes the best is yet to come at Auburn!
Jimmy is married to Cindy. They have two sons, Trace and Pierce.
Jimmy enjoys baseball (among other sports) and the outdoors. From throwing thousands of balls in batting practice to hours of traveling to hunt various wild animals, the main joy is simply spending time with his boys.
B.A., General Studies: Samford University, M.A., Religion: Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary of Liberty University, Other studies: New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
First Baptist Church of Vancleave, MS, Student Pastor: Oct. 1996 - Feb. 1998
West Jackson Street Baptist Church in Tupelo, MS, Associate Pastor (various roles): February 1998 - October 2004
Ingleside Baptist Church in Macon, GA, Children’s Pastor: November 2004 - July 2009