Bro. Francis was saved at the age of ten in Massachusetts. He was called to preach at the age of 17 during Youth Conference at FBC. Bro. Francis graduated from Hyles-Anderson College in 1989. He was hired on at First Baptist Church in 1990. Bro. Francis oversees many ministries, including the “B”, “C”, and “D” buses and Sunday schools; City Baptist School; the Better Roads Recovery Ministry; the Hammond City Rescue Mission; and the Hometown Thrift Store. He also teaches at Hyles-Anderson College. Bro. Francis married Cynthia in 1988. They have three children: Brittany, John III, and Clint.
Location and Contact Info
First Baptist Church
473 Sibley Street
Hammond, IN 46320
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