Dr. David Crosby is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA. David is a graduate of Baylor University, where he majored in both religion and journalism. While working on his master of divinity at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, he served as a general assignments reporter for the city desk at Times-Picayune in one of the roughest cities in the nation at the time. Following his MDiv, he earned a PhD at Baylor University in ethics and church-state studies. He is very passionate about having an impact on the New Orleans community and is involved in community affairs. He served on a clergy advisory group for New Orleans’ police chief, and has served on the Mayor’s Homeless Task force. David is married to his high school sweetheart, Janet Rose Crosby, they have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.