Jerry Carlisle serves as our Interim Pastor, providing pastoral leadership for the church during this period of transition as we seek the person the Lord will call as our new pastor.
Dr. Carlisle is Vice President of the Texas Baptist Missions Foundation, working with individuals who want to use the resources God has entrusted to them to change the world. Having pastored First Baptist in Plano, First Baptist in Temple, and Valley Ranch Baptist in Coppell, Jerry loves God's Word and God's people. A former president and first vice president of Texas Baptists (BGCT), Jerry currently serves as Vice President of the Baptist World Alliance. He is also a member of the boards of Beyond.org and Baylor Scott and White Medical Center of Plano. He holds degrees from Dallas Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. He is an adjunct professor in the College of Christian Faith of Dallas Baptist University.