Dr. Walter Draughon holds a B.S. from Samford University, as well as a Master of Divinity and a Doctor of Philosophy from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He served as Pastor of the First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, FL, from 1996-2014. Other pastorates include Calvary Baptist Church in Little Rock, AR, and the Arapaho Road Baptist Church, Garland, TX.
He is an accomplished writer with many publications, and his hobbies include hunting, skiing, golf, the Alabama Crimson Tide, reading, and the arts.