Dr. Josh Philpot, host of the Straight Truth podcast, is currently Pastor of Worship & Administration at Founders Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, where he also serves as a staff elder and is an adjunct professor at Houston Baptist University.
Originally from Middletown, OH, just north of Cincinnati, he received his undergraduate degree from Liberty University in 2005. He took up theological studies at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009, receiving an M.Div. In 2013, he completed a Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies at SBTS. From 2006-2012, Josh served as Associate Pastor/Elder of Worship at Kenwood Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.
Josh and his wife, Jenn, were married in 2005 and have four children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, reading historical biographies, playing the piano, woodworking, listening to good music, playing pick-up basketball, and learning about new technology and software.
He also enjoys writing an occasional blogpost at www.joshphilpot.com.