Rev. Dr. Mark Johnson

Senior Pastor

Mark has been the Senior Pastor at Central Baptist Church since 2005. With experience from churches from Louisville to Lexington, Mark is a leader for social justice and progressive change within Baptist congregations and other Christian circles. He has degrees from the University of Kentucky (1981), the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville (1984) and the Lexington Theological Seminary (2002). He and Donna are a blended family of grown children and two grandchildren. Mark is an adjunct professor with the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and serves on the Executive Board of the Kentucky Council of Churches and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Kentucky. He enjoys cycling, UK athletics, the Arts and travel, but is mostly happy with a quiet evening at home, an open book and one of Kentucky’s special beverages.

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