Dr. Woody D. Rimes

Adjunct Professor of Leadership


Office:Off Campus

Ph.D., Leadership - Divinity Concentration, Tennessee Temple University, 2011
Master of Divinity - Luther Rice Seminary, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Christian Ministry - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2005
Associate of Divinity, Pastoral Ministry - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 1988



He is married to Julie (36 years). They have five adult children, six granddaughters and two grandsons. His interests are gardening and beekeeping.


Academic Experience

Adjunct Faculty - New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, 2016-Present
Doctoral Dissertation Committees—Reader


Teaching Specializations

Organizational Leadership
Spiritual Disciplines
Pastoral Ministry


Ministry & Professional Experience

Senior Pastor, FBC McComb, McComb, MS, 2008-Present
Senior Pastor, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, West Monroe, LA, 1996-2008
Senior Pastor, FBC Olla, Olla, LA, 1991-1996
Senior Pastor, Utility Baptist Church, Jonesville, LA, -1990-1991
Senior Pastor, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Liberty, MS, 1987-1990



Doctoral Dissertation, “The Relationship Between Servant Leadership and Organizational Commitment”


Denominational and Community Service

Watchmen Council Chairman in Mississippi for Family Research Council, Washington, D.C.
Member of Mississippi Faith Based Advisory Council
Discipleship and Family Ministries Director for Pike County Baptist Association
Served as Chairman of state board for Child Evangelism Fellowship of Mississippi
Served in various positions in Louisiana Baptist Convention



Our passion is to graduate men and women who are thoroughly equipped to be successful leaders who obey the Great Commandment, fulfill the Great Commission, and live abundant lives for the glory of God.