Dr. John Whittaker is a graduate of Murray State University, the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Union University. He was called and Pastor to FBC, Franklin in November 2017. He has been in ministry for nearly twenty-five years and has pastored or staffed churches across Kentucky and in Tennessee.
John and Jessica celebrated twenty four years of marriage in December 2022. They have three daughters who love music and play piano and strings. John's hobbies are tennis, hunting, archery, fishing, and playing outside with family, John and Jessica enjoy playing tennis, landscaping, DIY projects, riding bikes, and playing board games.
Bro. John's current reading list includes: Chris Hodges, C. S. Lewis, Robert Ludlum, and Jefferson Bethke. He is a regular listener to podcasts like Albert Mohler's The Briefing, Rainer on Leadership, Deep Roots at Home, and Kentucky Sports Radio.