Dr. Mark Gainey is the Lead Pastor of Fultondale First Baptist Church, which is just north of Birmingham, Alabama.
Mark has a passion and calling to not only lead on the local church level, but to come alongside churches and pastors to help them develop plans, strategies, and tools to become disciple-making churches. He’s a gifted communicator and process thinker. Dr. Gainey also has unique experience as an entrepreneur and in the online and digital industry.
Mark is also the Executive Director of Incite Ministries, a non-profit organization committed to helping churches revitalize through disciple-making.
Dr. Gainey has been in ministry since 1999, most of that time as a Lead Pastor. He has experience serving in large churches, small churches, church plants, and parachurch ministries.
Dr. Gainey earned a B.S. from Troy University in Marketing & Management, an M.T.S. from Beeson Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He was licensed as a church consultant by Thom Rainer and Church Central in 2003.
Mark and his wife Tasha have been married for 23 years and have 4 children.