Jordan Atkinson has been pastor of Friendship Baptist Church since summer 2018. He and his wife, Abi, are blessed with three daughters and two sons. Before serving as Friendship’s pastor, Jordan was a member of Kenwood Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was a pastoral intern. He was also Associate Pastor of Youth Ministry at Calvary Baptist Church in Fayette, Alabama, from 2010 to 2014. In addition to pastoral ministry, Jordan enjoys spending time with his wife and children, reading, writing, and playing board games.


B.A. History (religious studies minor), The University of Alabama, 2014

M.Div. Biblical and Theological Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2017

Ph.D. Biblical Studies, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (coursework in progress)