Our Extraordinary Pastor
Dr. Ike Reighard
Ike has served at Piedmont Church since January 2006 (as Interim Pastor) and became the Senior Pastor in February 2007. Prior to Piedmont, over his career he was the Founding Pastor of NorthStar Church in Kennesaw, Georgia; he was the Lead Pastor at the North Campus of First Baptist Church of Atlanta; he was the Senior Pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia (recognized as the 2nd fastest growing church in the Southern Baptist Convention under his leadership.) While serving at NorthStar Church and Piedmont Church, Ike was the Chief People Officer of Homebanc Mortgage in Atlanta, Georgia (recognized for four consecutive years as one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies to Work For while he was the CPO.)
Ike is the author of four books – Treasures from the Dark, Discovering Your Northstar, Discovering Your Northstar Journal and he co-authored a daily devotional book with Zig Ziglar, Daily Insights.
Ike is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Mercer University (B.A. – Religion.) He earned his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Luther Rice Seminary. Ike and his wife Robin have two daughters – Danielle and Abigail and a beautiful granddaughter, Addison Ruth.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU?
Knowing and believing;
I am doing the very best I can,
every chance I get,
with what I have,
for a purpose that is bigger than I am,
and that will outlive me!