Lead Pastor

 Dr. Zeb Cook
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Apex Baptist Church
Lead Pastor

 

A little about Pastor Zeb

Pastor Zeb is 37 years old and has been in ministry for 17 years. He has been married to his wife, Dayna, since January 8th, 2005. They have three children; Zane (9), Karis (5), and River Joy (2). He was born in Gainesville, Florida and raised in a rural farm community called Newberry, Florida.

Pastor Zeb played college baseball, loves sports, and is a big outdoorsman. He enjoys golfing, hunting, and fishing. 

Education

  • North Florida Community College • 2000-2002 • Baseball Scholarship
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theology • 2006 • The Baptist College of Florida
  • Master of Arts in Religion • 2009 • Liberty University
  • Master of Religious Education • 2010 • Liberty University
  • Doctor of Educational Ministry • December 2018 • New Orleans Baptist
    • Theological Seminary (Dissertation Title: Equipping Selected Pastors of The North Florida Baptist Network, Lake City, Florida, With Emotionally-Healthy Spiritual Competencies.)

Experience

  • Senior Pastor • Hopeful Baptist Church, Lake City, FL. • February 2016 - current (average attendance 600)
  • Senior Pastor • Kingsley Lake Baptist Church. Starke, FL.• September 2010 - February 2016 (average attendance 250)
  • Senior Pastor • Old Providence Baptist Church, Lake Butler, FL. • April 2006 - September 2010 (average attendance 120)

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