Pastor: John Howell



Poplar Springs Baptist Church

Connecting People to Jesus... His Love... His Life....

John Howell, Pastor

After previously serving as our Interim Pastor for 3.5 years, John began serving as our Pastor on July 1, 2006. John has over 30 years experience as a Pastor and Interim Pastor in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. John has also served over 12 years as a Christian college administrator as Vice President at Toccoa Falls College and The Baptist College of Florida.


John uses the expository preach style to teach the Scriptures each week.


Pastor John's Education:


  • Ed.S. in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University


  • M.S. in Foundations of Education with a Major in Psychology/Counseling from Troy University.


  • B.A. in Theology from The Baptist College of Florida


  • B.A. in Biblical Studies from Luther Rice University.


  • Northside High School, Warner Robins, GA













John and Teresa married in 2011 after John lost Wanda, his wife of 30 years, to Lymphoma. John and Teresa have 7 children and 11 grandchildren.

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