J.D. began as Senior Pastor of Dublin Baptist Church in 2014. A graduate of Belmont College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, he has a Ph.D. in Expository Preaching from Trinity Theological Seminary. In addition, to preaching and teaching God's Word, J.D. enjoys helping churches reach people and leading other to become fully committed followers of Christ.
In his free time, J.D. enjoys reading books, drinking coffee, traveling, golfing and hiking.
He is married to Ashley and they have a son, Jack, and a daughter, Ella.