Dr. Andy Davis is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. He then began his career as a Mechanical Engineer with Eaton-Nova Corporation. Andy started his seminary training while working as an engineer and earned his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He later resigned from his engineering position to pastor the New Meadows Baptist Church. Andy and his family followed the call of the Lord later to Tokushima, Japan, where they were involved in church planting through the International Mission Board. Andy then graduated from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, with a Ph.D. in Church History. He and his wife, Christine, have five children.