Dr. Jerome E. King is the senior pastor of Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Tucker, Georgia. Responding to the call of God to return to shepherding a flock, Dr. King was installed as the twelfth pastor of this historic church on October 19, 2008.
It was in 1985 that Dr. King began his life’s work of proclaiming God’s Word. Prior to accepting the pastorate at Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Dr. King founded Paramount Leadership and Solid Foundations, two organizations serving businesses, value based companies and churches in the areas of strategic planning, leadership and organization, and inspirational development.
Additionally Dr. King has served as Executive V.P. and Professor of Leadership at Luther Rice Seminary and has also served at the North American Mission Board and the Georgia Baptist Convention as a denominational servant.
Dr. King received a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois and a Master of Science degree in Bible and Ministry from Lubbock Christian University in Lubbock, Texas. Dr. King also holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Luther Rice University in Lithonia, Georgia and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
As a preacher, Dr. King has delivered extraordinarily memorable and compelling messages at state conventions, seminary graduations, denominational meetings, and churches throughout North America. His unique ability to merge biblical exposition with life application and engaging narratives makes him a captivating storyteller. As a result of his many gifts, thousands in North America, Africa, and Canada have experienced life-changing encounters with God, leading many to commit their lives to Christ.
Dr. King is married to Sandra and they have two children, Olivia and Jay (Jerome II). Mount Moriah is blessed of God to have Dr. King as her under shepherd.