Adrian Rogers


Former senior pastor of the Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, a megachurch with nearly 30,000 members.

Before Fame

He graduated from Stetson University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.


The role of the father was a recurring theme of his sermons.

Family Life

He had two sons with his with Joyce.

Associated With

He was openly critical of President George W. Bush’s policy in the middle-east and felt he was too lenient on Palestine.