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Ronnie Brewer

Ronnie Brewer is senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Bristol, Virginia, and is a board member of the Baptist Center for Ethics. Ronnie’s articles that have appeared on are available here. 1. Where did you grow up? Midfield, Alabama – a suburb of Birmingham. 2. What is your favorite verse, book or story […] Read More

Bill Wilson recently asked me to reflect on my transition last summer from denominational work back to the pastorate, when I became the pastor of First Baptist Church of Bristol, Virginia. Particularly, I reflected on the experience of joining a church that is dealing with concerns about decline in a changing downtown area. After helping […] Read More