Dr. Franklin D. Pollard was the senior pastor at the First Baptist Church in Jackson, MS. He previously served as President of the Golden Gate Theological Seminary and pastor at the First Baptist Church in San Antonio, TX. He was also the host of "The Baptist Hour." This show has broadcast on the radio since 1978 and on television since 1991.
Dr. Pollard holds degrees from Texas A & M University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Among his distinctions, he has been named one of seven outstanding Protestant preachers in America by Time Magazine.
Dr. Pollard and his wife, Jane, have two children.