I am Pastor Joe Davis and my wife’s name is Debbie. We are thrilled that you dropped by our web page.
Debbie and I would like to introduce ourselves to you. I moved down to Pensacola in 1983 to attend Pensacola Christian College. There I prepared for the ministry and received my Bible training. Debbie had moved to Pensacola in 1980 with her family. Her father, Jerry Lucas was a church planter who started Cross and Crown Baptist Church that same year.
In 1985 I began ministering as a youth worker at Cross and Crown Baptist church where I would meet Debbie (the pastor’s daughter). Debbie began attending Pensacola Christian College where she earned a Bachelors in Science Degree in Elementary Education in 1990. Debbie and I courted while she attended college and then were married in 1989.
In August of 1990, my Father in law, Pastor Lucas, resigned the ministry as pastor and I became the pastor of Cross and Crown Baptist Church. While serving as pastor of the church I continued my education at Pensacola Christian College where I finished the Phd. program in 1997.
All through the years Debbie has been my faithful co-laborer in the ministry and wonderful mother and home schooler of our children. The Lord has blessed us with a wonderful family of nine children. We are so thankful to God for His blessings and are thrilled to serve the precious people at Cross and Crown.
Debbie and I look forward to meeting you.