FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

First Baptist Jackson Responds to Resignation of Former Interim Pastor

Jackson, MS, March 28, 2018 – Today, First Baptist Church of Jackson, Mississippi, issued the following statement concerning the resignation of Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee. Dr. Page was the Interim Pastor of First Baptist Jackson from 2011 – 2013.

“We were saddened to learn of Dr. Frank Page’s resignation and the reasons surrounding that announcement. Dr. Page has done much to help and lead Southern Baptists over the years. He has been a friend and supporter of First Baptist Jackson as well, having served as an interim pastor 2011 – 2013.

“First Baptist Jackson joins together with many others in earnest prayer not only for Dr. Page and his family but all those affected by this situation, including Dr. Rummage and other Southern Baptist leaders as they begin the search process to identify a new president and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee.”

About First Baptist Church of Jackson

First Baptist Jackson was established in 1838 and is located in downtown Jackson across from the Mississippi State Capitol. The church ministers to not only the surrounding community but to thousands of people who worship weekly on the downtown campus and through First Baptist Jackson’s media ministry. The church’s mission is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ to their community and to all the nations. More information about First Baptist Church of Jackson can be found at FirstBaptistJackson.org.

Media Contact Information
Allison Talley
Director of Communications, First Baptist Jackson
601-500-2142
atalley@fbcj.org