couple fiveBrian Croft is Senior Pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky and is the Founder of Practical Shepherding, Inc. He is the husband of Cara and father of four children, son, Samuel and daughters, Abby, Isabelle, and Claire. He has served in pastoral ministry for twenty years, while serving the last twelve of those years as Pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church.  Most recently, Brian has assumed the role of Senior Fellow for the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Brian has written or contributed to over a dozen books to help serve pastors and church leaders on the practicalities of pastoral ministry.  Brian co-wrote a book, The Pastor’s Family, with his wife Cara, which was published by Zondervan and has had a unique impact on the families of pastors around the world.  In addition to his writing, Brian travels all over the world preaching at local churches, speaking at conferences, and training pastors.




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