Pastor Derrick Poston is a missionary with the North American Mission Board. He received his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2000. Prior to his appointment he served for ten years as the Outreach and Evangelism pastor of First Baptist Church Atlanta. Derrick is called to come along side pastors to equip their members for local missions. He has the gift to motivate, mobilize, and encourage believers to share their faith with godly confidence. He met his wife Syndi Jackson at a Sunday School social. With a smile on his face Derrick says, “I really love Sunday School!” He and his wife Syndi have two children and attend First Redeemer Church in Cumming, Georgia.
“Gifts of Georgia Baptists through the Cooperative Program and the Mission Georgia Offering enable us to partner together in fulfilling the Great Commission.”