Pastor Jason Cochran, Senior Pastor
“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” – Acts 20:24
Pastor Jason Cochran has been at the Grace Baptist church since June of 2002. Arriving first as an interim pastor, the Lord knit the hearts of pastor and congregation after several months of ministry.
He was born to Christian parents who surrounded him with the teaching and application of the Word of God. He received Christ as his Saviour at home at the age of six. When he was fifteen, he surrendered to the desire God had placed in his heart to preach the gospel and serve as a pastor. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Bible from Northland Baptist Bible College in 1999, and then completed his Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies from Heart of America Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri in 2002. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Ministry. He also currently instructs at the Emmanuel Baptist Bible Institute and serves on the Canadian board for Baptist World Mission.
Jason met his wife Amy in Bible college and married her in 2000. God has blessed them with four children – Katie, Josiah, Judah, and Kylie. Jason delights in spending time with his family. His favourite verse is Acts 20:24. He loves to see people fall in love with Jesus Christ through salvation, surrender, and service. He enjoys preaching, visiting, reading, playing board games, and playing hockey.
Pastor Jacob Baldwin, Assistant Pastor
“And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works.” – Hebrews 10:24
Pastor Jacob Baldwin was a youth pastor for six years before moving to Moncton and becoming the assistant pastor at Grace Baptist Church in 2017.
He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick into a Christian home. In a Sunday School class, at the age of six, he was burdened with the truth of his sinful state and need of a savior. He accepted Christ as His Savior that same day and was baptized three years later. At the age of eighteen, he became burdened to serve the Lord as a pastor and shortly after committed his life to serving God in vocational ministry. He attended Emmanual Baptist Bible Institute in 2006 and graduated in 2010 with a diploma of Bible and Ministry.
Jacob met his wife Jenny in high school and married her in 2008. They have been blessed with four children – Ralph, Matthias, Eli, and Julia. Jacob loves his family and thoroughly enjoys spending time with them. One of his favorite verses is Hebrews 10:24. Jacob has a passion to work with people and see them grow in the Lord. He enjoys preaching, teaching, woodworking, playing boardgames, and sports.