Paul Harrison joined Madison Free Will Baptist Church as senior pastor in 2015. Previously, he served as pastor of Cross Timbers Free Will Baptist church in Nashville, TN for 22 years. He also served as adjunct professor at Welch College in Nashville for 17 years, teaching church history and Greek. He has served as both assistant editor and editor for Integrity, the theology journal for the Free Will Baptist denomination. He is also the creator of Classic Sermon Index, a subscription-based online index of over 66,000 sermons, whose clients include Harvard, Baylor, and Vanderbilt, among others. Dr. Harrison is a graduate of Welch College in Nashville, TN. He also earned a Master’s degree in history from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN, and both an M.Div. and Th.D., from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, TN. Paul is married to Diane Harrison, and they have two sons, two granddaughters, and a grandson.
Pastor of Congregational Care
Mike Rogers was born and raised in Vernon, AL. After graduating high school, he served seven years in the Alabama National Guard. In 1979 he answered the call to preach and was ordained by the Vernon (Alabama) Association of Free Will Baptists in 1980. He then pastored Mt. Moriah Free Will Baptist Church from 1983 to 1987. Mike has served as one of the pastors at Madison Free Will Baptist Church since 1987, where he has also led the Senior Adults Sunday School class for many years. He received his diploma in Biblical Studies from the Alabama Bible Institute in 1978 as well as an Associate Degree in drafting and design from Bevill State Community College. In addition to his work at Madison Church, Mike also works at an architectural firm in Huntsville, AL. He married the love of his life Beth in 1981, and they have two adult children.