Called to the ministry in 1960 at the age of seventeen, Dr. Fred came to First Baptist Bossier in 1983 at the age of forty. Under his leadership, FBB added a 2,500-seat worship center, remodeled each building on campus, purchased additional land, and added a children's addition, and a state-of-the-art preschool building called Tiny Town. He retired from FBB on January 1, 2014 and was honored as Pastor Emeritus. ?
Dr. Fred is a former president of the Louisiana Baptist Convention and a former vice president and president of the Pastor's Conference in the Southern Baptist Convention.  

Dr. Lowery has communicated relevant Bible truth to millions of people around the world by way of crusades, mission outreach, and a highly respected teaching ministry. He is heard daily across America on the radio program, "LIGHTCAST" and the weekly television ministry, "THE FIRST WORD".


Aiken High School, Aiken, South Carolina
Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama - B.A. Degree
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Masters
Degree, Theology
. Received Stella P. Ross Award for scholarship and service in field of evangelism
. Accepted into Honors Program to participate in interdisciplinary seminars at the doctoral level
. Taught evangelism and church growth as a teaching fellow (1968-70) Luther Rice Seminary, Doctor of Ministry


. Student pastorates from age seventeen
. Seven years in full-time evangelism (over 300 churches)
. Seven years as pastor of First Baptist Church
North Spartanburg, Spartanburg South Carolina
. Pastor of First Baptist Church, Bossier City, Louisiana (1983-Present)
. Preached in over 400 Southern Baptist Churches

1969-76 Full-time Evangelism
Headquartered in Hurst, Texas

1976-83 First Baptist Church Spartanburg, South Carolina

1983-present First Baptist Church, Bossier City, Louisiana


Southern Baptist Convention:
President, SBC Pastors Conference, 1993
Vice President of S.B.C. Pastors Conference (Charles Stanley, President)
Vice President of S.B.C. (2nd) 1990 - (Morris Chapman, President)


Jogging Through The Bible
Making The Bible Clear
Starting Here, Starting Now
Be Happy, Anybody Can
Reinventing Marriage
Seven Habits of Highly Successful Marriages
Intimacy: The key to a Great Marriage
Husbandology 101
Alienology 101
Wifeology 101
Anger 101
How to be Happy and Stay Married

Sermons by Fred Lowery
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Sermon Title 
Christmas Grace PREVIEW
7 Things To Remember PREVIEW
The Future of Our Past PREVIEW
Say Something PREVIEW
Witnessing - Sermon In Shoes PREVIEW
What Are You Building Your Life On? PREVIEW
Let's Praise God PREVIEW
The Grace of Giving PREVIEW
Salvation PREVIEW
Together PREVIEW
Secure In Your Love (4 of 4) PREVIEW
Resolved - Committing To What Matters Most PREVIEW
I'm Yours - How To Set Your Heart Free (1 of 4) PREVIEW
Strong In Your Spirit (2 of 4) PREVIEW
Significant In Your Purpose (3 of 4) PREVIEW
Joseph's Story (1 of 4) PREVIEW
Mary's Story (2 of 4) PREVIEW
The Wise Men's Story (3 of 4) PREVIEW
The Shepherd's Story (4 of 4) PREVIEW
Where Are We? (1 of 3) PREVIEW
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