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Blue Smoke



Senior Pastor

 Reverend Dr. W. J. Lawson is a native of Tifton, Georgia. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Lawson, Reverend Lawson is married to the former Patricia A. Ross, and they are the proud parents of three children, grandparents of eight, and the greatgrandparents of one.
     Completing his primary and secondary education in the Tift County School System, Reverend Lawson furthered his education at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, Birmingham Baptist Bible College, Birmingham, Alabama and Luther Rice Seminary in Orlando, Florida. He received his Doctor of Divinity from Carolina Christian University, Lexington, North Carolina.
    He is an active member of many local, state and national organizations. . Reverend Lawson presently serves as President of the Fifth District and teaches in the GMBC Congress of Christian Education. He also serves as chaplain for Fulton County Sheriff Department and Marta Police.
Pastor Lawson has pastored Pine Grove Baptist Church, Lincoln, Alabama, Greater Second Mount Olive Baptist Church, Albany, Georgia, and Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia. He is presently pastoring the Cornerstone Community Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia. Under his leadership, the church has grown spiritually and numerically.

Ministerial Team

The Licensed & Ordained Ministers who undergird the Pastor.

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