Our Pastor

Dr. Frank R. Lewis

Frank R. Lewis has served as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Nashville since October 1997. Prior to this pastorate he served as the National Consultant for Preaching and Worship at the Baptist Sunday School Board (now LifeWay) and was a church planter for the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention serving for ten years as founding pastor of the Green Valley Baptist Church, Henderson, Nevada.

The Birmingham, Alabama native has led preaching and worship conferences in numerous states. He is the author of The Team Builder (Convention Press, 1997) Pastoral Preaching: Leading from the Pulpit (co- authored with Lloyd Elder, Moench Press, 1999) and is a frequent contributor to denominational publications.

Pastor Frank and Lori met when they were students at Samford University. They have two adult children and three grandchildren. He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (MDIV) and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (DMIN).

To contact the Senior Pastor, please email Amanda Poff.