Paul A. Baxley

Senior minister, First Baptist Church, Athens, Ga.

Paul Baxley has served as senior minister of First Baptist Church in Athens, Georgia, since June 2010. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University, Duke Divinity School and the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. He served four years on the Governing Board of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and is currently the chair of the organizing committee for the Interfaith Clergy Partnership of Greater Athens.