Glen Putman serves as the Senior Pastor of Walnut Street Baptist Church. He has served as senior pastor of 9 churches over the past 40 years. Glen is married to Diane Sparkman Putman, and has one son, Rhyne. Rhyne is the Assistant Professor of Theology and Culture at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and is married to Micah Elder Putman. They have one son, Ben.
Glen surrendered to the ministry in April 1973. Glen has a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Blue Mountain College, a Master of Divinity-Counseling emphasis from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Education in Counselor Education from Mississippi State University.
Before coming to WSBC in February 2001, Glen served as the Minister of Biblical Guidance at Bellevue Baptist Church with Dr. Adrian Rogers. Glen came to WSBC as the church was expanding and moving into the new sanctuary. Since that time, the congregation has continued to grow and mission work has expanded all around the world.
A Personal Message from Glen:
Let me encourage you to follow after Jesus. The gospel is that in the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ God did something for you that you could not do for yourself. You need Jesus. As a member of the kingdom of God, Jesus is to be reigning within your heart. In a positive response to Jesus, you will find an abundant life.