The Pastor

Our Pastor, Dr. William Robert "Bob" Parker, is dedicated to the teaching and preaching of God's Holy Word. Dr. Parker has been pastor at First Baptist Church Markham Woods for over 20 years and for those 20+ years Dr. Parker has preached from God's Word without fear or favor. Dr. Parker is very committed to the Church with a great desire to seeing the Church grow spiritually and encouraging the Church to contend for the Faith. The Lord has truly blessed Dr. Parker with the God-given vow of teaching and preaching God’s Truth.

Pastor's educational background:
University of Alabama & Samford University (collegiate study)
Grace College, Winona Lake, IN - Bachelor of Arts
Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary (studied apologetics)
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Master of Divinity
Princeton Theological Seminary - Master of Theology
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Doctor of Ministry

Special Training:
Pastoral Clinical Training -
Princeton General Hospital, Princeton, NJ
Philadelphia State Mental Hospital, Philadelphia, PA