JOSH is Senior Pastor of Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Glen Allen, Virginia (www.mountvernon.church), and has been serving in local church ministry since April, 2002, and has been walking with the Lord since 1995.
He holds 4 earned degrees, including the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) in Expository Preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Master of Theology (ThM) from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he finishing his PhD in Theological Studies.
Josh has written several books including: Starting Strong, Pathway to Power, Believer’s Baptism, Don’t Drink Responsibly, and The Vanishing of the Gospel (coauthor). He was also honored with the Warren-Poe Award for Rural Church Ministry “for demonstrating excellence in, or potential and promise for, effective pastoral ministry in a rural Southern Baptist Church” in 2010. Josh and his wife, Lydia, have 3 sons: Josiah, Caleb, and Levi.