CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Jordan Easley, who chaired the Southern Baptist Convention’s Executive Committee’s 22-member Young Leaders Advisory Council, has accepted the call of First Baptist Church in Cleveland as senior pastor.
Easley also was a member of the Evangelism Task Force appointed by former SBC President Steve Gaines and is a trustee of the International Mission Board. He has been senior pastor of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, the past four years.
First Baptist in Cleveland, with 4,100 resident members, voted July 29 to call Easley, who will begin at the church on Aug. 19. [Read more…]