Senior Pastor

Dr. David W. Bailey has been the Senior Pastor of Cottondale Baptist Church since August 2013. His prior pastorates include churches in Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. He was the Orlando Center Director of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary for three years; he serves as a Faculty Mentor with Columbia Evangelical Seminary; and he is the author of Speaking the Truth in Love: The Life and Legacy of Roger Nicole. Dr. Bailey loves fishing, reading, football (New Orleans Saints and Florida Gators), and spending time with family. He and his wife Dawn have four children.