Dr. George Martin

Pastor    

Pastor George has served in his current role as Pastor at Baxter Avenue Baptist Church since October 2018.  He and his amazing wife, Donna, can testify of the faithfulness and the great love that the people of Baxter have for the gospel and for one another, having been so quickly and warmly received themselves.  Dr. Martin comes to his current role after serving alongside Donna in Southeast Asia with the Southern Baptist International Mission Board, full-time pastoral ministry, numerous interim pastorates and, now, twenty-five years as Professor of Christian Missions and World Religions at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he continues to serve.

Levi Fortner

Worship Leader

Levi moved to Louisville in 2018 to attend The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

By God’s gracious providence, he was drawn to Baxter by their joy and love for one another.

After several years of serving in music ministry in Georgia, Levi met his wonderful wife, Virginia,

in college. She faithfully serves alongside Levi in Baxter’s music ministry.

Levi’s heart is to see people make God their treasure by worshiping Him in spirit and truth.

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Chris Herron

Deacon

Chris and his family came to Baxter in 2006. As a faithful member, Chris serves as a deacon

and the church treasurer. Chris has a heart for ministry and serving others with his time and resources.