Marty Baker, Senior Pastor at Burke Community Church in Burke, VA, emphasizes how the trials and tests of ministry shape and challenge leaders.
About the Contributors
Dr. Marty Baker
Senior Pastor at Burke Community Church; Burke, VA
Pastor Marty Baker is the Senior Pastor at Burke Community Church in Burke, VA, a suburb of Washington, D.C. After graduating from Azusa Pacific University in 1980, he married Liz Saly. He attended Dallas Theological Seminary and received a ThM Degree in 1985. He received a Doctorate of Ministry in Apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary in 2018. He has over 30 years of pastoral experience, in addition to being a chaplain for 1,300 sheriff officers, speaking for the National Day of Prayer at the Pentagon in 2014, mentoring command staff Army chaplains at the Pentagon, serving as a Trustee for five years at Southern Evangelical Seminary and speaking on transgenderism at the National Apologetics Conference in Charlotte, N.C. in 2019. He has enjoyed a ministry in the challenging political and spiritual environment of this nation’s capital for fifteen years.