As has already been reported by Baptist Press, Dr. Frank Cox has announced his willingness to be nominated for consideration as President of the Southern Baptist Convention. Peter Lumpkins had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Cox recently, and it is our privilege to share the audio with you. We here at SBC Today hope that this interview will allow many within our convention who may not know much about Dr. Cox to have the opportunity to get to know him a little better.
Dr. Frank Cox has been the Pastor of North Metro First Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia, since 1980. A native of Tallahassee, Florida, Dr. Cox is a graduate of Mercer University in Atlanta, earned his Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and received his Doctor of Ministry from Luther Rice Seminary in Atlanta. Pastor Cox has had the unique privilege of pastoring North Metro First Baptist Church for 27 years.
Pastor Cox has held many positions of leadership including President of the Georgia Baptist Convention and 1st Vice President of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is much sought out speaker who has preached at many Conferences and Universities including the SBC Pastors Conference and Liberty University. In addition to speaking Dr. Cox is a published author of Trusting God’s Heart, the story of sickness and death of his first wife, Debbie, and what God taught him through grief, and how God restored his joy.
Pastor Cox is married to Mary. They have three children: daughter Kristen; sons Stephen (wife, Brooke) and Jonathan. Dr. Cox’s hobbies include reading and travel.
We hope you will be encouraged by what you hear from the heart of this gracious man of God.