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Jeff Mims

Nashville Pastor Speaking in Chapel


by Nicole Hackett, Student Public Relations Writer

Dr. Jeff Mims, lead pastor of Judson Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Chapel begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

Mims originally served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dillwyn, Virginia, before coming to Judson Baptist as a staff member in 2007. In 2016, Mims succeeded his father, Gene Mims, as the lead pastor.

Mims earned his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and his Doctor of Ministry from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Mims is married to Kathy, and they have two children, Sara Kate and Hampton.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit