Marion Baptist Church
is an exciting and growing church with a mission.
Our purpose is to Magnify God; Become Christ-like; and Connect Others To Jesus.
This caring church family has a burden for people, a vision for the future and a plan of action with clear, concise goals.
All of this and more are the result of God's blessings upon MBC, their love and commitment to missions and the leadership of the church's pastor, Dr. Michael E. Jones.
Mike was born and raised in Paducah KY.
received Jesus Christ as his
personal Savior at the age of 7 at Southland Baptist Temple
. Even at a young age, Mike
could see the hand of God upon his
At the young age of 18, he
started preaching at various churches.
While in college at Murray State University
felt the call of God to go into full-time ministry.
After graduating from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business, he and Annette were married and began to live in Nashville , TN where he began to work for Genesco, Inc.
While working for Genesco, he enjoyed it but knew that he was being called into the ministry.
Deciding to leave Genesco in June, 1994, Mike became an Associate Pastor at Decatur Baptist Church in Decatur, AL. While serving at Decatur Baptist Church , Mike received his Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies.
In April 2000, Mike became Pastor at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cadiz , KY.
It was there that Mike
work for his
Ph.D. in Bible and Theology.
Both Decatur Baptist Church
and Oak Grove Baptist Church
saw significant church growth while Mike
served these churches.
In May 2007, Mike became Pastor of Marion Baptist Church.
wife, Annette, have two children.