Dr. Dennis Atwood, Pastor
Dr. Atwood has served as pastor of First Baptist Church of Mount Olive since 2003. He has also served churches in Missouri, Louisianna, and Mississippi. He received his B.A. from Mississippi College, Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Ministry degree from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Atwood has also completed post-doctoral studies at Duke University Divinity School. He has had numerous articles and sermons published. His first book, Words That Shape and Form: A 40 Day Journey in Spiritual Formation, was published in 2008 by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Dr. Atwood also serves as an Adjunct Instructor of Religion at Mount Olive College. He is married to Ann and they have three awsome sons. He enjoys playing golf, hunting, Duke basketball, and helping people connect with God seven days a week. Check out the Pastor's blog.