Dr. Richardson will be preaching at both the morning and evening worship services each
Sunday. He is a graduate of Mississippi College and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, DMin). He and wife Janet have been married 45 years and have three children, Leigh Anne Heard (Bill), Jennifer Gibbs (David), John Richardson (J.D.), and 10 grandchildren. Prior to being called to preach at the age of 40, Dr. Richardson worked in the business world of insurance. He recently retired from North Oxford Baptist Church, where he served for 16 years. Dr. Richardson has served as President of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, President of the Mississippi Baptist Convention, and Chairman of the Board, LifeWay Christian Resources. We welcome Dr. Richardson to First Baptist Church.