Dr. Mike Boyd
Dr. Mike Boyd has served as Senior Pastor since November 1997. He and his wife, Sandy, have two sons. Dr. Boyd has been active with Lifeway Christian Resources in evangelism and discipleship through F.A.I.T.H. Outreach. His latest publication, Principles of Preaching, A Guidebook on Biblical Communication, was released in May, 2013. His denominational experience includes: Tennessee Baptist Convention President (2004-2005), Tennessee Baptist Convention Executive Board, and Vice Chairman of the Trustees at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Chairman of Bylaws/Policies Committee) and Carson-Newman University. Mission involvement includes T.B.C. Disaster Relief, International Missions (Haiti, Brazil, Ukraine, Philippines, Africa, Japan, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, and China), and North American Missions (Rhode Island, Iowa, West Virginia, Michigan, and Canada). His hobbies include piloting general aviation aircraft, snow skiing, and working out in the local gym. The Pastor's Heartbeat: "The Bible teaches that the most important commandment is to love God and love people. My desire is to serve others by proclaiming the truth of God's Word to the entire world." Dr. Boyd's doctrinal Statement of Belief can be found under What We Believe at www.wmbc.net . He also subscribes to the theology of The Baptist Faith and Message 2000 adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention.