Meet the Pastor
Dr. Joey Brent, Pastor
Dr. Joey Brent is a man who loves God, loves the church, loves to preach the Word, and loves to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Dr. Brent’s passion for ministry is evident in his more than 30 years of ministry experience. Prior to coming to Main Street Baptist Church as senior pastor in April of 2014, Dr. Brent and his wife Kathy served in Southeast Asia as missionaries with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Both natives of Mississippi, Dr. Brent and his wife have been married for 36 years. They have a daughter, son-in-law, and two granddaughters who live in East Tennessee, and a son who lives in Huntsville, Alabama. The Brents have spent the last 30 plus years pursuing God’s call to ministry, serving churches in Florida, Missouri, South Carolina, Illinois and as missionaries overseas. They are both graduates of Mississippi State University, and Dr. Brent is also a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Luther Rice Seminary.