Dr. Sean Pierce

Adjunct Professor of Missions and Church Planting

Sean Pierce has been a Pastor, Church Planter, Associational Director of Missions, and a Church Planting Catalyst in New York State and Vermont for 24 years. He served as a missionary with the North American Mission Board, 2004 - 2013. He currently serves two ministries bi-vocationally. He is the director and church-planting leader for Hudson Baptist Association, a Southern Baptist association of churches centered in New York's capital of Albany. He is also the lead pastor of a young church, River of Life Church, in Guilderland, New York. These ministries allow him to be a ministry practitioner as well as a recruiter, trainer, supporter, and resourcer of current church planters.
Dr. Pierce has been a guest lecturer and instructor in church planting and leadership development at Davis College, Binghamton, NY, Northeast Baptist College, Bennington, VT, Word of Life Bible Institute, Schroon Lake, NY, and Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Schenectady, NY. He has assessed, trained and developed church planting leaders in New England and New York.
He and his wife, Susan, have eight children, ages 22 to 9.
Pierce earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of Maine in Orono, ME, the Master of Divinity at the Northeast Branch of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Schenectady, NY, and the Doctor of Ministry in Missions Administration at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, CA.

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