Mac Brunson, Senior Pastor


Pastor Mac Brunson has served as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Jacksonville, since 2006. He holds degrees from Furman University (B.A.) and Southwestern Seminary (M.Div., D.Min.), and has pastored churches in South Carolina, Virginia, North Carolina, and Texas. A native of Greenwood, SC, Pastor Brunson is married to his childhood sweetheart, Debbie. They are blessed with three children (Courtney, Trey, and Wills) and several grandchildren.

Pastor Brunson is a gifted and faithful teacher whose messages combine sound, Biblical preaching and practical, candid application. His extensive historical knowledge provides context, insight, and understanding as he encourages his listeners to join him in becoming a student of God’s Word.

Committed to missions and ministry, Pastor Brunson has led FBC JAX to continue its support of pastors through the annual Jacksonville Pastors’ Conference, increase financial support of missions around the world, educate students through the First Baptist Academy of Jacksonville, and serve the community through special projects and two additional church campuses.

Beloved for his candor and sincerity, Pastor Brunson claims the truth of Jeremiah 29:11. “‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.’”

The sermons Pastor Brunson preaches at FBC JAX are available on iTunes Podcast for download. Click here to download or subscribe to the FBC JAX Podcast.