Transitional Pastor Candidate
James Swain is the Associate Executive Director for Church Relations for the Oklahoma Baptists.
He has served as the Equipping Team Leader and the Director of Conference Centers at Falls Creek over the last 10 years.
Prior to joining the staff of Oklahoma Baptists, he served as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Kingfisher, Oklahoma from 2004 to 2010.
He has also served as pastor of the College Heights Baptist Church of Chickasha, Calvary Baptist Church of Sulphur, and First Baptist Church of Medford. Prior to entering the pastorate, he served in youth ministry in Oklahoma.
He is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and holds a Doctor of Educational Ministry degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
He and his wife Julie have been married for 31 years and have 2 adult children and a grandson. The Swains live in Oklahoma City and are members of the Southern Hills Baptist Church.