Rev. Dr. Henry P. Davis III, Pastor
Rev. Dr. Henry P. Davis III, has been the Pastor of First Baptist Church of Highland Park since 2000 where he leads an active membership of over 3,000 disciples who are engaged in more than 80 ministries. He was ordained in 1982 at the St. Paul Baptist Church of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, under the pastoral leadership of his father, Dr. Henry P. Davis, Jr. He formerly pastored the Second Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem, New York and the Community Baptist Church in Lakehurst, New Jersey. He has received numerous awards and citations, including being inducted into the Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College. A native of Wichita Falls, Texas, he studied at Oral Roberts University, and earned degrees from Norfolk State University, Fairleigh Dickinson University and New Brunswick Theological Seminary before earning his Doctor of Ministry from United Theological Seminary.