Page, the president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee, steps into the role of interim pastor. Former senior pastor Rev. Gary Redding retired Thursday after 40 years in ministry. He served First Baptist for 22 years.
Page previously pastored Warren Baptist Church in Augusta before accepting a call to Taylors First Baptist Church in Taylors, S.C. In 2009, he was tapped as vice president of evangelization for the North American Mission Board in Alpharetta, Ga.
Page is also author of several books, including Trouble with the Tulip, The Incredible Shrinking Church, The Nehemiah Factor, and Jonah in the New American Commentary Series.
Page begins his service with two church services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Learn more at fbcna.org.