Lead Pastor

Dr. Bill Cook has been the Lead Pastor at Ninth & O Baptist Church since 2001. He also serves as professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. Along with being a pastor and professor, Dr. Cook is a prolific author, writing books and commentaries (see full list below). He received a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Philosophy from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Cook was raised in Titusville, Florida, and has served as pastor in Florida, Louisiana, and Kentucky. In his free time, he enjoys watching UofL sports and spending time with his family. He has been married to Jaylynn since 1982. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

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