Dr. Grant Ethridge is the Senior Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church in Hampton, Virginia. He holds six academic degrees, including a Doctor of Ministry and a Doctor of Divinity. He served as President of the Arkansas Baptist Convention, President of the SBC Pastors’ Conference, and on many other state and national boards and agencies. Since Dr. Ethridge came to Liberty six years ago, the church has baptized over 2400 people and was recognized in the Top 100 Fastest Growing Churches in the U.S. Liberty also received The Macedonia Award for the top church in Cooperative Program giving in 2009 and The Pentecost Award for the top church in baptisms in 2010. Dr. Ethridge and his wife, Tammy, have four children and one grandson. They have one son, Christian, who went to be with the Lord June 4, 1992.