Meet the Maxwells

Jake Maxwell will be coming on Sunday, June 3rd, to preach in view of a call to be the next senior pastor of Second Baptist Church.

Jake currently lives in Richmond, Virginia, with his wife Allison and eight-month-old daughter Eva. Jake pastors the Village Campus of Bon Air Baptist Church in Richmond. He is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and earned a Master of Divinity in Theology, magna cum laude, at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary in 2011, where he also served as a resident chaplain.

Jake joined the staff of Bon Air in 2011. After two years as the Young Adult Minister, Jake was selected to begin a third campus of Bon Air, which he has grown into a thriving congregation. Jake regularly engages his community over coffee as he builds authentic relationships while living a Christ-centered life. He enjoys soccer, running, dry humor, and basic carpentry. His favorite authors include Richard Rohr, and he likes Ryan Adams music.

Allison Maxwell also is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and has a portrait and wedding photography business. Her work has appeared in national publications and she enjoys cooking, traveling, yoga, and being “mom” to Eva. She has a warm and engaging personality, and both Allison and Jake are very generous with their time and resources.

For more facts and photos on the Maxwells including Eva and Obu, their Goldendoodle, click here.

To view the Senior Pastor Search Committee Report / Jake’s video, click here.