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Lakeview Baptist Church

Lakeview Baptist Church welcomes Dr. Brian Payne as its new pastor this Sunday, June 20. He will serve concurrently with the current pastor, Al Jackson until Oct. 31, at which time Jackson will retire.

Payne is a native of Coffee County. He earned two degrees from the University of Alabama where he played football. From August 1999 to June 2002, he served as a pastoral intern at Lakeview Baptist Church. He holds the Master of Divinity, the Master of Theology and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees in systematic theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Since 2006, he has taught theology and preaching at Boyce College, which is the undergraduate school of Southern Seminary. In addition, since 2010 he has served as the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Fisherville, Kentucky.

He is married to Heather who was one of the founding members of the contemporary Christian music group, Point of Grace. The Payne’s have five children.

Lakeview Baptist Church invite the public to join it for Christian worship on Sunday, June 20, at 10:45 a.m. as it welcomes Payne.