Voddie Baucham wears many hats. He is a husband, father, pastor, author, professor, conference speaker and church planter. He currently serves as Pastor of Preaching at Grace Family Baptist Church in Spring, TX. He has served as an adjunct professor at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, TX, and Union University in Jackson, TN. He has also lectured at Southern Seminary.
Voddie’s journey was an unusual one. He did not come to faith in Christ until his freshman year in college. He was then discipled by two teammates on the Rice University football team. He preached his first sermon at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church and was licensed in the gospel ministry in the summer of 1989.
Since then, he has served as teaching pastor, pastor of preaching, minister of missions in several local congregations. With over 15 years of local church experience, Voddie Baucham has amassed wisdom beyond his years. Moreover, he has devoted much of his life to training and preparation for ministry.
Dr. Baucham holds degrees from Houston Baptist University (BA in Christianity/BA in Sociology), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.), an honorary degree from Southern California Seminary (D.D.), and additional post-graduate study at the Oxford University.
Voddie and his wife, Bridget have been married since 1989. They have five children, Jasmine, Trey, Elijah, Asher and Judah. They are committed home educators.