Pastor Derrick was born in Alabama and believed upon the Lord Jesus Christ during a Vacation Bible School at his home church, First Baptist Church, Sylacauga. While pursuing a career in the physical sciences, Pastor Derrick received his call to ministry and moved to Louisville, KY, to attend Southern Seminary (M.Div., 2006). Before pastoring Kings, Pastor Derrick pastored a Southern Baptist church in Southwestern Indiana for 8 years. Pastor Derrick is married to Dawn, and they have 3 children.
What is your favorite Scripture?
"For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." (Matthew 6:21)
What are some of your favorite books?
Nine Marks of Healthy Church by Mark Dever
Istanbul by Thomas F. Madden
The Letter to the Romans by Douglas Moo
Delighting in the Trinity by Michael Reeves
A Place of Healing by Joni Eareckson Tada
What are some of your favorite hobbies?
Running, hiking, reading, and watching the Florida Gators