Bryant is the founding senior pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, GA (johnsonferry.org), where he has served since 1981. He is also the founder and chairman of Right From The Heart Ministries. Using secular radio, television, print media and the internet, Bryant provides challenging, inspirational and insightful messages to encourage people in this hard-charging world in which we live. He has authored five books, One Minute of Your Time, Another Minute of Your Time, One Minute of Your Day, Seeds of Turmoil and Right from the Heart. You can find out more about Bryant’s resources, listen or view his messages online and download podcasts at Right from The Heart Ministries (rightfromtheheart.org). Bryant graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1974 and received a Master of Divinity in 1980 from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2011 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of South Carolina. Bryant served as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from June 2010 – June 2012.A native of Atlanta, Bryant and his wife, Anne, reside in Marietta, Georgia. They have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren.