Craig richardson, worship pastor


Craig serves as the Worship and Administrative Pastor at Auburn Baptist Church. His desire and passion is to lead others to experience God in worship. Ephesians 5:19 guides the worship ministry at Auburn. "Speak to one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."


Craig and his wife, Dori, along with his son, Will and daughter Maylie began their time of ministry at Auburn on August 28, 2016. 


Craig likes all kinds of sports including baseball, football, basketball, tennis, volleyball and golf. 


Craig graduated from Tupelo High School, attended Itawamba Community College and got his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Delta State University. He has a Master of Divinity Degree in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Previous Ministries

Craig served at Ecru Baptist Church in Pontotoc County from 1995 until 2001 and at First Baptist Church Summit from 2001 until 2016.