Meet Our Senior Pastor, Dr. Josh Franklin
Josh serves as Senior Pastor of Mount Vernon and has been in local church ministry since 2002. He holds 3 earned degrees, including his Masters of Divinity and Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Biblical Studies through Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh has written several books including: Starting Strong, Pathway to Power, Believer’s Baptism, Don’t Drink Responsibly, and The Vanishing of the Gospel. 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 from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh and his wife, Lydia, have three sons: Josiah, Caleb, and Levi.