Lead Pastor

Before coming to Louisville, Dr. Cook was the associate professor of New Testament and chair of the Theology Division at Florida Baptist Theological College, where he taught for ten years.

Pastor Cook co-authored with Dr. Chuck Lawless the forthcoming book, Spiritual Warfare in the Storyline of Scripture: A Biblical, Theological, and Practical Approach.  Additionally, he authored the commentary John: Jesus Christ Is God and is currently writing a commentary on the Gospel of Mark.

He received the Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Doctor of Philosophy from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dr. Cook has served as a pastor and interim pastor in Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida, and is a regular preacher at Bible conferences.

Dr. Cook also serves as professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.

Dr. Cook has been on staff since 2001.


Ashland, KY

Where can you find Dr. Cook when he is not working?

Watching U of L Sports or enjoying time with his family


Dr. Cook is married to Jaylynn and they are the proud parents of Lydia, John, and Paul and proud grandparents of Will, Riley, Emery, twins Hadley and Ainsley, and Lila.

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