Dr. Jimmy Draper
Sunday March 24, 2013 10:50 AM
Jimmy Draper is President Emeritus of LifeWay Christian Resources. He was called to preach when he was 14 years old and is still very active preaching today! He has often times been referred to as “Mr. Southern Baptist,” but his ministry has always transcended denominational lines. He loves people and has a deep heartfelt desire to reach people for Christ and to encourage, challenge and inspire them in their faith.
He holds degrees from Baylor and Southwestern Seminary, as well as 5
doctor degrees. He has been married to Carol Ann for over 56 years. They have three grown children and six grandchildren. He has pastored in Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri. He has served in many denominational areas, among them as President of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has written 28 books and traveled to 35 countries in missions and evangelistic efforts.