Dr. Gene Mims serves as Senior Pastor of Judson Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Gene previously served thirteen years as Vice-President of Lifeway Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee and as President of International Baptist Network for two years.

Gene has served as a pastor for over thirty-five years and has served as Interim Pastor in seven churches. He has authored seven books including The Seven Churches Not In The Book of Revelation, Kingdom Principles of Church Growth, The Kingdom Focused Church, and most recently, Moses On Leadership. He serves as a popular speaker in conferences and churches in the U.S. and around the world.

Dr. Mims is a native of Virginia, a graduate of Virginia Tech, and received two degrees from Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.

He and Ann have been married for thirty-six years and have two children Jeff, who is the Minister of Evangelism/Assimilation at Judson Baptist Church. Jeff and his wife Kathy have two children, Sara Kate and Hampton. Their daughter Marianne, who is a Middle School Social Studies teacher and her husband, Justin live in Nashville, TN.

Gene currently serves on the Boards of Liberty University, The Kingstone Media Group, The Timothy Initiative, and serves as a trustee of an investment trust.

He has served churches in Texas, Alabama, Virginia and Tennessee.  He currently serves as Senior Pastor at Judson Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee.  He also served for thirteen years as a Vice-President for LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, Tennessee.