Dr. Ron McLellan
Senior Pastor

Joined GBC Staff: April 1995

Family: Wife: Nancy; Children: Ronnie, Regan, and Elizabeth

Salvation story (quick version): I gave my heart to Jesus as a 16 year old during a revival at Parkview Baptist Church in Baton Rouge led by evangelist Sam Cathey.

Previous Lines of Work:  Minister Youth and education 1980-86, Pastor in Louisiana and Mississippi 1986-2018. 

One of the Things I Find Most Fascinating:  The birth of  a child into this world, especially my own 3 children has always captured my fascination and heart.

Best Thing Someone Said to You:  "Your children aren't the typical pastor's children."

Life Motto: Pray like it all depends on God but work like it all depends on you!

Three People I'd Like to Meet:  Donald Trump, Drew Brees, and Lou Brock

My Hero: The man who events a pill that makes you lose weight without exercise or dieting.

Most People Don't Know This About Me: I attended the first N.O. Saints football game in Tiger stadium the Summer of 1967.

Book: Heir to a Dream: The story of Pete Maravich
Food:  steak and baked potato
Snack Food: chocolate chip cookies
Movie: The Man in The Iron Mask
Actor: John Wayne
Actress: Katherine Hepburn

Time of Day:  evening
Season:  Autumn
Place in the World: The R5J (family farm)

Place to Pray: Back porch swing
Recreational Activities/Hobbies:  Gardening, all things LSU, mowing

Scripture: 2 Timothy 1:7
Sports Team: LSU Football
Sport:  Football

Food: mustard greens
Time of Day: early morning
Season:  Summer
Sport:  soccer