Dr. Marty Baker joined Burke Community as Senior Pastor in the fall of 2008 after pastoring in northern California for almost 20 years.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Azusa Pacific University, a ThM in Hebrew from Dallas Theological Seminary, and a Doctorate of Ministry in Apologetics form Southern Evangelical Seminary. He has been married to his wife, Liz, for over 35 years and they have 2 grown children (Nathan and Amanda) and 3 grandchildren (Harper, Olivia and Hudson).
In addition to shepherding BCC, Marty enjoys opportunities to speak at a variety of events, such as the National Day of Prayer at the Pentagon, chapel at Dallas Theological Seminary, and teaching classes at the National Conference on Christian Apologetics. Marty is an avid reader, and is passionate about landscaping, lawn maintenance, and spending time with his family.