Liberty Baptist Church of Sarasota, FL

About Liberty Baptist Church

Liberty Baptist Church is a place where you can experience God's love in a personal way. As you visit one of our services, we will do our best to provide a wonderful and refreshing church experience for you and your family.

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Gary R. Jackson, Senior Pastor & Founder

Dr. Gary R. Jackson,

Senior Pastor & Founder
  • Attended Maranatha Baptist Bible College, 1970-1972
  • Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible from Clearwater Christian College, 1975
  • Attended Tennessee Temple Theological Seminary, 1975
  • Assistant Pastor at Trinity Baptist Church in Bradenton, FL, 1976-1978
  • Started Liberty Baptist Church of Sarasota, Florida, 1978
  • Earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, 1992
  • Earned a Master of Divinity degree from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993
  • Earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993
  • Earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Church Administration from Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary, 1997
  • Authored manuals on teaching Sunday School, pre-marital counseling and marriage rebuilding
  • Author of the four volume self-study manual Exploring the Doctrines
Dr. Gary R. Jackson, Senior Pastor & Founder

Rev. Daniel K. Jackson,

Co Pastor
  • Attended Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville for 2 years
  • Earned Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Pastoral Studies and Biblical Languages from Maranatha Baptist Bible College, 1983
  • Youth Pastor of First Baptist Church in Lake Orion, Michigan, 1983-1988
  • Camp Speaker, 1985-1995
  • Assistant Pastor at Community Baptist Church in Saginaw, Michigan, 1988-1993
  • Senior Pastor at Turbotville Independent Baptist Church in Turbotville, Pennsylvania, 1993-2003
  • Associate Pastor of Liberty Baptist Church, Sarasota, August 2003
  • Keynote speaker on "Marriage Enrichment" in the states and South America
  • Started Liberty Baptist Academy in 2009

Doctrinal Statement of Faith

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