Fred A. Malone has served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Clinton, Louisiana, since 1993, having previously served eleven years as founding pastor of Heritage Baptist Church, Mansfield, Texas. He holds an M. Div. degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi (1974), and a Ph. D. degree in New Testament from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas (1989). He is the blessed husband of Deborah, and the happy father of three grown children and six grandchildren.
Pastor Malone serves as a founding Board Member of Founder’s Ministries. He has served as a Trustee for The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, for the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies, and for Louisiana College, Pineville, Louisiana. He has served on the Administrative Council of the Association of Reformed Baptist Churches in America and is Senior Fellow of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies at Westminster Theological Seminary in Escondido, California. He also serves on the Board of the Midwest Center for Theological Studies, Owensboro, Kentucky and is an Adjunct Professor.
Pastor Malone has published two books, A String of Pearls Unstrung and The Baptism of Disciples Alone. He has contributed various articles to the Founder’s Journal as well as to the Reformed Baptist Theological Review. He contributed chapters in Letters to Timothy and to Why I am a Baptist.