Pastor Jack Roberts Wiki – Pastor Jack Roberts Biography
Pastor Jack Roberts is a pastor in Hillview, Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. On Easter Sunday, April 12th, 2020, Maryville Baptist Church drew what seemed to be nearly a full house. A reporter for Louisville’s Courier-Journal captured images in the parking lot … where you could hear the pastor leading the congregation in song.
Pastor Roberts has been pastor at Maryville Baptist Church since June of 1968 and administrator of MICAH Christian School since 1981.
Pastor Jack Roberts Education
He has a B.A. and M.A. from Heritage University and a Doctor of Divinity from Victory Baptist Institute. In 1981 he received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity from Sacramento Bible College.
Pastor Jack Roberts Maryville Baptist Church
Jack Roberts was saved at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Fairdale, KY as per his website. He was licensed to preach by Oak Grove Baptist Church. In April 1966 he was ordained and accepted the pastorate position at Immanuel Baptist Church in Shepherdsville KY.
In June 1968 after conducting an evangelistic crusade at Overdale School in Hillview, KY, he agreed to help start a local church in the Community. With the help of several preacher friends, the church was organized and he accepted the responsibility to serve as pastor of Maryville Baptist Church.
In 1980 he led the congregation to begin a Christian school that is named Maryville Independent Christian Academy of Hope(M.I.C.A.H.). This became a vital part of Maryville Baptist Church since that time. Pastor Roberts was a vital part of the Ten Commandments issue in Classrooms in Bullitt County School System.
Pastor Jack Roberts Wife (Tootsie), Children
Roberts and his wife Tootsie have five children, many grandchildren, and a few great-grandchildren. His eldest son Denver is an ordained pastor at Star Baptist Church in Williamsburg KY.
Hold Church Services Despite the COvid-19 Pandemic
Roberts has said he is “not interested in trying to defy the government,” and that he received the order Tuesday, April 7th to stop holding services. He said he is in contact with a national Christian organization that has several constitutional attorneys “that are in the process shortly of filing a lawsuit” against the Beshear administration. He declined to name the organization.
“If you read the Constitution of the United States, if you read the constitution of the state of the Kentucky, they both say that (Beshear) is infringing on the church’s rights,” Roberts said.
On Easter Sunday, April 12th, 2020, Maryville Baptist Church in Hillview, Kentucky drew what seemed to be nearly a full house. A reporter for Louisville’s Courier-Journal captured images in the parking lot … where you could hear the pastor leading the congregation in song.