Josh Philpot joined Founders Baptist Church as  Pastor of Worship & Administration in March of 2012 and serves as a staff elder.

Josh is originally from Middletown, OH, just north of Cincinnati. He went to college in Virginia at Liberty University where he majored in Classical Piano/Voice and graduated in 2005. From there he moved to Louisville, KY and received a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary in 2009. In 2013 he completed a PhD in Old Testament Studies at Southern Seminary as well. From 2006-2012 Josh served as Associate Pastor/Elder of Worship at Kenwood Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. Aside from this, his work experience falls primarily in the educational administration field.

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, pick-up basketball, and learning about new technology and software. He also teaches adjunctly at Houston Baptist University, and enjoys writing an occasional blogpost at


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